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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 104

Budget: $2,000,000

Revenue: $1,900,725

Language: en

Webpage: -

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  • 2005-10-06

  • 2005-10-06

  • 2006-03-10

  • 2007-05-22

  • 2007-08-17

  • 2009-12-16

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Alternative Titles

  • Az ajánlat
  • A Proposta
  • A Proposta
  • The Proposition
Content Score: 100

7.0/10 (75 votes)


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.


This land will be civilized.


Director: John Hillcoat

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Guy Pearce

Guy Pearce
as Charlie Burns

Ray Winstone

Ray Winstone
as Captain Morris Stanle…

Emily Watson

Emily Watson
as Martha Stanley

Danny Huston

Danny Huston
as Arthur Burns

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A review by brekkil

Australia. A man looking to catch a criminal by the name of Arthur Burns (the head of the Burns Gang). He catches his brothers instead, and offers the elder brother (Guy Pearce) a deal. A proposition. Bring him Arthur Burns, the man who raped and killed Eliza Hopkins. And to make sure that Charlie will honor the deal, he keeps the youngest brother, Mikey.

The stage is set early on in the movie, and yet, this is more than just a simple story about a gang of criminals and the law enforcers who are chasing them down, this is a story about a country being created, about the fight for survival in... read the rest.