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The Newton Boys is a american film of genre Drama directed by Richard Linklater released in USA on 26 march 1998 with Matthew McConaughey

The Newton Boys (1998)

The Newton Boys
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Released in USA 26 march 1998
Length 1h53
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Comedy-drama,    Action,    Adventure,    Historical,    Crime,    Western
Rating60% 3.0497953.0497953.0497953.0497953.049795

The Newton Boys is a 1998 American comedy-drama film based on the true story of the Newton Gang, a family of bank robbers from Uvalde, Texas. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Skeet Ulrich, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Dwight Yoakam. It was filmed in Austin, Bartlett, New Braunfels, and San Antonio, Texas.

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Due to a miscarriage of justice Willis Newton was in prison. Afterwards he worked on a farm and was in love with the owner's daughter. Their marriage was confounded when her father was informed that Willis had been a convict. Willis returns to his family's land and tells his mother how the farmer offered him to stay as a mere worker. Still upset he craves a chance to escape poverty and goes to town. Willis meets with two criminals named Slim and Glasscock in a western saloon. The proprietor is an Indian chief who got rich when oil was found on his land. Word is the chief would not have even been allowed to enter the saloon as a guest before that. Thus Willis learns that social climbing is possible for him too if only he happens to get to a lot of money. Now he will collect a great deal of money by robbing banks until he can purchase an oil well.

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