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The Place Beyond the Pines

(DVD - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Place Beyond the Pines

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A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
Title: The place beyond the pines
[videorecording (DVD)]
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2013.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (141 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Accompanying material (e.g., digital copy) may vary.
Also issued as part of a Blu-ray + DVD combo pack.
Some copies may be "rental ready" versions (identified by a UPC sticker originally affixed to container shrinkwrap); however, unlike some rental editions, these copies do in fact contain special features.
Special features include: deleted and extended scenes; going to The Place Beyond the Pines; feature commentary with co-writer/director Derek Cianfrance.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2012.
Summary: A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
Audience: MPAA rating R for language throughout, some violence, teen drug and alcohol use, and a sexual reference.
Statement of Responsibility: Focus Features and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment present an Electric City Entertainment production in association with Verisimilitude ; a film by Derek Cianfrance ; produced by Sidney Kimmel ... [et al.] ; story by Derek Cianfrance and Ben Coccio ; screenplay by Derek Cianfrance, Ben Coccio and Darius Marder ; directed by Derek Cianfrance
Credits: Director of photography, Sean Bobbitt ; edited by Jim Helton & Ron Patane ; music by Mike Patton.
Performers: Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Dane DeHaan, Emory Cohen, Rose Byrne, Mahershala Ali, Bruce Greenwood, Harris Yulin, Ben Mendelsohn, Ray Liotta.
System Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Other Language: English dialogue; optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Headings: Families Drama. Police Drama. Motorcyclists Drama. Thieves Drama.
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Action and adventure films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Topical Term: Families
Publisher No: 2026604
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Aug 05, 2014
  • joywolf83 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Storyline was amazingly laided out. It was one of the better independent style films Gosling has been in. Despite Mendes, the characters were beautifully acted.

Jul 02, 2014
  • POLITICSOWNSUS rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Not surprisingly,Focus Features gave me another AWESOME,unorthodox movie that is really engaging and refreshing in the genre of it's choice period.I could have easily given this 5 stars,but the film in my opinion is too long despite how slick and cool it really is period.It is still a must see and share film for those that haven't done this yet period!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jun 26, 2014
  • kurasawa1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Good but not great movie, like the idea, the acting, look of it - just not deep, detailed enough but a grateful relief from usual cops and robbers flicks

Jun 04, 2014
  • tj_is_cool rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Well acted movie.

May 29, 2014
  • kcartagena rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Exciting, thought provoking and great cinematography - Ryan Goslyn's acting is both intense and sad as he struggles to understand his life - but fails to do so. One of the best perfomances I have ever seen. I watched 2 time is a row and could still watch it again.


Apr 02, 2014
  • JMGP rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a thoughtful movie which explores the significance of fatherhood. The movie successfully changes perspectives at a climactic moment which adds tremendously to our understanding of the characters. I highly recommend. This one is worth your time.

Mar 25, 2014
  • john_doh rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Comment Contains Spoilers!! I thought this was a compelling story with a rather negative but realistic view of life. It was well acted and felt pretty real. It looks like fatherhood is a bad deal. Luke Glanton's father was not around so he turned out messed up. He wanted to stick around and be a part of his son's life and he ends up dying (mainly due to his own poor decisions-but in his defense who is going to teach him to make better decisions). Avery Cross is kind of a weasel, and ignores his son who turns out to be a mess. The saddest part is Kofi the step dad. He takes on the role of step dad and seems to put a lot of effort into being a good dad and still Jason turns out to be a mess. So seems like you can be absent, present but bad, or good and your kid will still be a mess. Is parenting all luck then? Also I think Luke Glanton should have got a sport bike instead of a dirt bike (he probably could have got away). The other message is just because some guy in a trailer tells you you are the best ever-he may not be the best judge of skill....

Mar 12, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

This wasn't the worst movie I've ever seen, it is far from being good. I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way. Very predictable but still entertaining.

Mar 09, 2014
  • kayliemarie rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Interesting movie. Essentially 3 completely different stories that were at the same time, the same story. It was different that we expected and not your typical cut and past movie. It was a bit on the long side, but overall, a good movie

Feb 25, 2014
  • Halodevaux rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Such a depressing movie! What a downer and it was 2 hours and twenty minutes. I would have rather shoveled the sidewalk instead of watched this movie!

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Dec 11, 2013
  • Saint_Mirin rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

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Aug 17, 2013
  • Welling2012 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Mar 12, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

“Respectability is the punishment of the wild.”-Margaret Mitchell

Avery: [Avery just received his medal and is giving a speech] When I was in law school, we used to always talk about justice. We'd have discussions about justice. But that's just what they were, discussions . I joined the police force because I wanted to work alongside the brave men and women who know that some problems can't be solved by talking. And no one wants to be in the situation that I found myself in a couple of weeks ago. I certainly wished it turned out differently. I'm not gonna lie, sometimes I have a wish that sometimes it wasn't me who was called upon that house that day. But that's the job. And I can't think of another line of work I'd rather be in. Thank you.

Bill Killcullen: You know something, Luke? If you ride like lightning, you’re gonna crash like thunder. ---- Luke: Not since Hall and Oates has there been such a team.

Jan 17, 2014
  • Monolith rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Robin (to Luke): "If you ride like lightning, you're going to crash like thunder."


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Jul 15, 2013
  • libguy_1 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

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