The Crossing Guard

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Mixed or average reviews - based on 18 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings

Summary: The Crossing Guard is a suspenseful action thriller about one man's unquenchable thirst for revenge. For six agonizing years, Freddy Gale(Nicholson) has waited for John Booth(Morse), the man jailed for a crime that destroyed Freddy's life. Now, Booth is out of prison and Freddy is giving him three days before he returns to even the score. (BV Entertainment)

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Runtime: 111 min
Rating: Rated R for sexuality and strong language.
Production: Miramax Films
Genres: Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jul 3, 2001
Director Credit
Sean Penn Director
Writer Credit
Sean Penn Written By
Principal Cast Credit
David Morse John Booth
Jack Nicholson Freddy Gale
Cast Credit
Anjelica Huston Mary
Bobby Cooper Coop
David Baerwald Peter
Jennifer Leigh Warren Jennifer
John Savage Bobby
Kari Wuhrer Mia
Kellita Smith Tanya
Piper Laurie Helen Booth
Priscilla Barnes Verna
Richard Bradford Stuart Booth
Richard C. Sarafian Sunny Ventura
Robbie Robertson Roger
Robin Wright Jojo
Producer Credit
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
David Hamburger Producer
Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Richard N. Gladstein Executive Producer
Sean Penn Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by:

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