Blood Ties Movie


Blood Ties

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2014 | R | Crime Thriller

Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.

U.S. Release Date

Blood Ties release date was Friday, March 21, 2014. This was a Limited in theaters release.

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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Directed by

Guillaume Canet


Guillaume Canet
James Gray


Rating MPAA

R for violence, pervasive language, some sexual content and brief drug use

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New York, 1974. Fifty-year-old Chris (Clive Owen) has just been released on good behavior after several years in prison following a gangland murder. Reluctantly waiting for him outside the gates is his younger brother, Frank (Billy Crudup), a cop with a bright future. Chris and Frank have always been different, and their father, Leon (James Caan), who raised them alone, seems to favor Chris despite all his troubles. Yet blood ties are the ones that bind, and Frank, hoping that his brother has changed, is willing to give him a chance -- he shares his home, finds him a job, and helps him reconnect with his children and his ex-wife, Monica (Marion Cotillard). But Chris' inevitable descent back into a life of crime proves to be the last in a long line of betrayals, and after his brother's latest transgressions, Frank banishes him from his life. But it's already too late, as the brothers' destiny is bound together, forever.
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