Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns and gives him 9 days to kill his older dangerous psychopathic brother, or else they'll hang his younger mentally slow brother on Christmas Day.

  1. John Hillcoat


  2. Nick Cave


Top Billed Cast

  1. Guy Pearce

    Guy Pearce

    Charlie Burns

  2. Ray Winstone

    Ray Winstone

    Captain Morris Stanley

  3. Emily Watson

    Emily Watson

    Martha Stanley

  4. Danny Huston

    Danny Huston

    Arthur Burns

  5. David Wenham

    David Wenham

    Eden Fletcher

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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 9, 2006
    R, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue $5,048,693.00

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