Lawless (2012) Synopsis
The Bondurant brothers become bootleggers in Depression-era Virginia.
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Lawless in the Bonny and Clyde type tradition

By Darkola
This movie is made in the Bonnie and Clyde type tradition, no its not about bank robbers, and no it may not be as good as Bonnie and Clyde, but it is good. I've read alot of complaints about nudity...

An excellent movie

By grana.gina
I LOVED this film. They constantly kept you on the edge of your seat and always through surprises your way. The three brothers had so much synergy and worked so well together. You create this...

Not Great, Just "Really Good"

By Reel Reviewer
"Lawless" is the first film out the gate this pre-awards season and I suspect it's because it's missing that "it" factor that really gives movies that "remember me" feeling. Don't misunderstand me, I...


By aguirrejerome
The movie was good but the story line was abit predictable. Shia LeBeouf has been critized lately because he's been bad mouthing big budget productions, he is a good actor but he still needs...

Authentic And Entertaining.

By Al P
The story is new. The subject isn't. Still, this film is expensively produced, well written and executed by some really great onscreen talent that do an excellent job of bringing it all together. ...

definitely worth seeing

By SusiqusiNY
Lots of gore - but that fits with the times - Prohibition. Adults - definitely 18+ Good plot, great actors. Based on a true story - from a book written by a member of the Bondurant family - the...

Lawless was good

By BeasaBoo
The movie started out a little slow, but the story was intriguing...even moreso because it was based on a true story. The characters were interesting, and it was worth seeing!...

The Fruits of Tyrannical Prohibition

By SpiritMatter
This is a realistic slice of the grim history of government corruption and tyranny that got its biggest support durring and because of the prohibition of the recreational chemical, alcohol....

It just wasn't that good.

By hugh_who
I thought Tom Hardy was great in this movie, unfortunately he wasn't the star of the movie. Shia LaBeouf is the star of the movie and as the movie progressed I realized I didn't care about his...

True Story

By cinema cowboy
I really like this one because it was a true story about bootleggers, mob and law. Good performances by Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy. It little love and romance and some violence with home made whiskey...

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Rated R | For Some Sexuality/Nudity, Language and Strong Bloody Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Outlaw brothers wage war in violent Prohibition drama.
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