Sleepers is a 1996 film that is based off the true-life story of four boys who were brutalized by the juvenile justice system in New York. This film was considered one of the best in 1996. It featured a powerful cast that includes Brad Pitt, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Patric, Robert De Niro, Minnie Driver, Billy Crudup, and plenty of others. Sleepers was directed and produced by Barry Levinson. Critics gave the film overall favorable reviews and it was well received by audiences. The box office revenue for Sleepers was $165 million and the budget for the film was $44 million. It’s been 21 years since this film has been made and it continues to entertain and amaze audiences today. The story starts off in the mid-1960s in New York City. Hell’s Kitchen which is located on the West Side of Midtown Manhattan. Four neighborhood friends are having a good time living their childhood and learning about life. The boy’s names are Lorenzo “Shakes” Carcaterra, Tommy Marcano, Michael Sullivan, and John Reilly. They all attend a Catholic school within their neighborhood and they happen to be friends a tough neighborhood priest named Father Robert “Bobby” Carillo who is played by Robert De Niro in the film. Read More: // here