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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.
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Report This 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.

Report This Mar 25, 2014
  • brian_edwards 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....

Report This 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.

Report This 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

You have to watch it to believe it. It is actually two stories in one and clearly shows how choices affect not only ourselves but those who know us. Very cerebral.

Report This 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!

Report This Feb 24, 2014
  • ste05 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Didn't think that this would be a good movie but after I gave it a shot it is a excellent movie! Gosling was the best!

Report This Feb 23, 2014
  • neonkc rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

wow very good

Report This Feb 16, 2014
  • beckythecat1 rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

strange. but realistic. the sons pay for their fathers misdeeds by life choices.

Report This Feb 08, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Tragic story about two men from opposite social spectrum and their sons when their paths crossed in the worst circumstances.

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

Saint_Mirin thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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

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Report This 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.

Report This 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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The Place Beyond the Pines Trailer (2013)

Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes and Ray Liotta stars in THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES. The highly anticipated new drama from director Derek Cianfrance ("Blue Valentine") powerfully explores the consequences of motorcycle rider Luke's (Academy Award nominee Ryan Gosling) fateful decision to commit a crime to support his child. The incident renders him targeted by policeman Avery (Golden Globe Award nominee Bradley Cooper), and the two men become locked on a tense collision course which will have a devastating impact on both of their families in the years following.

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

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