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Orphans (1987)

The two brothers Treat and Philip lived alone since they were kids. Interdependent they dwell in a loft house and live on little thefts, until an aging minor criminal moves in with them and takes over the role of a father.

Director:

Alan J. Pakula

Writers:

Lyle Kessler (play), Lyle Kessler (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Albert Finney ... Harold
Matthew Modine ... Treat
Kevin Anderson ... Phillip
John Kellogg ... Barney
Anthony Heald ... Man in Park
Novella Nelson ... Mattie
Elizabeth Parrish Elizabeth Parrish ... Rich Woman
B. Constance Barry B. Constance Barry ... Lady in Crosswalk
Frank Ferrara ... Cab Driver
Clifford Fearl Clifford Fearl ... Doorman
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Storyline

The two brothers Treat and Philip lived alone since they were kids. Interdependent they dwell in a loft house and live on little thefts, until an aging minor criminal moves in with them and takes over the role of a father.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kellerkinder - Orphans See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,588, 20 September 1987

Gross USA:

$252,430

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$252,430
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Keanu Reeves was considered for the role of Treat. See more »

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Featured in At the Movies: Breakthrough Stars of 1992 (1992) See more »

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CHICAGO
Written by Fred Fisher
(c) 1922 Fisher Music Corp.
Copyright Renewed / All Rights Reserved
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Cool movie
22 April 1999 | by EmptyLeoSee all my reviews

I love when I just stumble on to a movie like this late at night, I wouldn't have known the title if not for IMDb here. Modine and Anderson are great, believable brothers. Albert Finney is always good

I gave this 8/10 8)


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