Synopsis: Fifteen-year-old Howie loses just about everything and everyone in the space of a single week, but ends up finding himself in the process. His mother has just died. His father, a building contractor, can barely keep tabs on his young girlfriend, let alone his own son. Thusly, the teen must navigate his adolescence virtually unsupervised. Floating towards an ill-behaved existence, Howie and his crowd begin robbing houses in the middle-class neighborhoods off the Long Island Expressway. Together, he and his best friend Gary break into a place belonging to an old guy named Big John, a local man who is a respected pillar of the community. When Big John fingers Gary for the crime, Howie learns that his pal has been leading a secret, dangerous but also alluring double life. Subsequently, we also discover that Big John has secrets of his own.
Genre: Crime, Drama
Director(s): Michael Cuesta
Production: Lot 47 Films
  20 wins & 18 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
97 min

L.I.E are expressway.

It got the wings go east, it got wings go west.

It also got the wings straight to hell.

A lot of people died on it.

Harry Chapan. Eric Perkor, the movie director.

You probably hear of them.

I bet you never heard Silver Blitzer, my mum.

She died on a crash.

I really miss her.

Its taking a lot of people and I hope it doesn't get me.

I lost my pouch, can you tell?


You won't use any protection.

So what? I'm not fucking anyone else.

I'm not gonad catch anything.

He means that if she get pregnant.

Think its too young for that guy.

Did she bleed, man? Did she get any period?

You better start using a rubber,

cause a babby could be a little hard

to explain to parent.

Actually a headed baby.

Hey, f*ck up, something wrong with my family?

He's right, everybody knows it.

Look, even Esburt, he may know.

He don't know shit.

What you think if a brother making a baby?

Who have a baby.

He fucked his sister.

I don't believe it.

I don't mean I don't believe it....


I do believe that you fucked your sister,

I just think...

I think he's trying to say that it not

directly you fucked your sister.

What you are not involved.

Such a stupid joke but...

I shall have a sister.

why you give it to him for?

It's got to be a part for these things,

he is to make a contribution.

He gonad be angry.

Oh yeah.

I know once he's angry could squash his brain.

You know what, he would be caution for years...

He's study very hard, to be fucking idiot.

Squash him fucking brain.

"We're now headed to the fire Free Port."

"Michele, are you there?"


"Yes, I am, Mike."

"The hard Funded Loaded Compounded

House Project in Free Port..."

"That was spell an matter raging

controversy two years ago..."

"has become a source of Federal investigation."

"The March 14 fire, courting damage to three

floors killing two fire fighters.."

"was apparently cause by faulting wiring."

"Fire Martial investigating discovered that

illegal illumine wiring..."

"may been substituted in an effort to save

on construction costs."

"The FBl said that are expected."


"Back to you, Mike."

"Thanks, Michele."

Who's there?


You got to see this.

Man, he was bending like crazy.

Look those in the ass.

I fucked her.

I f*ck anything.

You fucked her?

How about you, Dock.

I know my father, may be asshole.

Tell me your secret.

Nobody else knows.

You tell me one.

You first.

All right, seriously you won't fucking around?

Seriously won't fucking around.

All right, I really been with the girl.

That's your secret?

What? I never told anyone before.


I don't have any really worry about.

New good skin,

Great eyes.

With highlight in the hair


I know his house.

It is a loaded.

Promise this.

Needs someone's helps.

You know you can get me, man.

Good friend.

Sounds cool.


Gary, this is fucking nut. Many people's up there.

I'm so scare, pussy.


You baked me a cake, mum.

its a big day.

You baked me a fucking cake.

Sorry mum.

Its a carrot cake.

So good.

What kind of carrot did you put on this?

What you think I am?

What the f*ck is this?

Thanks mum, what a great birthday.

For god sake, god's smile.

Let's do it again... H.. A.. I... I...

F*ck you!

He got my fucking pants.

You better tell what's going on.

He's the Washington guy.

Why you doing this to me now?

You know about my wife?

Now you completely clean,

as I starting to do with you.

I can't talk right now.

I'm telling you, please, just give me two days...

I'll call you later, ok?

You know you got good skin.

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Stephen M. Ryder

Stephen M. Ryder (born 1943, in Monticello, New York) is an American Journalist, poet, screenwriter, director and producer. more…

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