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The Yards (27-Apr-2000)

Director: James Gray

Writers: James Gray; Matt Reeves

Music by: Howard Shore

Producers: Nick Wechsler; Paul Webster; Kerry Orent

Keywords: Crime

An ex-convict striving for a better life is drawn into a web of corruption at his job in a Queens subway repair yard.

ABSTRACT
Leo Handler, a recently released convict, aims for a more legitimate life than the one he'd had before; jobs are scarce, however, so he finds work as an associate of buddy Willie Gutierrez, bag man for corrupt contractor Frank Olchin (who happens to be his aunt's husband). Leo is soon drawn into a grisly world of corruption and murder as his "business" plunges him into New York City's shipping-powered criminal underworld.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Victor Argo
Actor
5-Nov-1934 6-Apr-2004 Taxi Driver and Mean Streets
Ellen Burstyn
Actor
7-Dec-1932   Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
James Caan
Actor
26-Mar-1940   Vegas
Faye Dunaway
Actor
14-Jan-1941   Network
Keith Hernandez
Baseball
20-Oct-1953   Mets first baseman
Steve Lawrence
Singer
8-Jul-1935   The Steve Lawrence Show
Domenick Lombardozzi
Actor
25-Mar-1976   Herc on The Wire
Tomas Milian
Actor
3-Mar-1932   The Big Gundown
Tony Musante
Actor
30-Jun-1936 26-Nov-2013 Toma
Joaquin Phoenix
Actor
28-Oct-1974   Gladiator
Charlize Theron
Actor
7-Aug-1975   Monster
Mark Wahlberg
Actor
5-Jun-1971   Formerly of the Funky Bunch

CAST

Ellen Burstyn   ...   Val Handler
Faye Dunaway   ...   Kitty Olchin
Joaquin Phoenix   ...   Willie Gutierrez
Charlize Theron   ...   Erica Soltz
Mark Wahlberg   ...   Leo Handler
and
James Caan   ...   Frank Olchin
Victor Argo   ...   Paul Lazarides
Victor Arnold   ...   Albert Granada
Steve Lawrence   ...   Arthur Mydanick
Tomas Milian   ...   Manuel Sequiera
Tony Musante   ...   Seymour Korman
Robert Montano   ...   Hector Gallardo
Joseph Ragno   ...   Parole Officer
Andrew Davoli   ...   Raymond Price
Chad Aaron   ...   Bernard Soltz
Louis Guss   ...   Nathan Grodner
Domenick Lombardozzi   ...   Todd
Joe Lisi   ...   Elliot
David Zayas   ...   Officer Jerry Rifkin
Teresa Yenque   ...   Maid
Jose Soto   ...   Orderly
John Tormey   ...   Contract Officer
Teddy Coluca   ...   Terry
Jack O'Connell   ...   Sal Disipio
Dan Grimaldi   ...   Executive One
Garry Pastore   ...   Det. Tommasino
Ron Brice   ...   Det. Bulette
Gene Canfield   ...   Queensborough Policeman
Keith Hernandez   ...   Baseball Celebrity
Allan Houston   ...   Basketball Celebrity
Andi Shrem   ...   Belva
Joe Dimare   ...   Dante
Barry Wetcher   ...   Young Doctor
Oscar Colon   ...   Well Dressed Man
Jace Kent   ...   Young Italian Man
Brandon Danziger   ...   Neil
Doug Barron   ...   Doctor
Floyd Resnick   ...   Hospital Cop
Chris Edwards   ...   Police Officer
Raymond Seiden   ...   Police Officer
Annika Pergament   ...   Reporter
Maximiliano Hernandez   ...   Bartender
Kip Evans   ...   Guy
John Elsen   ...   Officer
Douglas Crosby   ...   Officer #2
Scott Nicholson   ...   Policeman #1
Kim Merritt   ...   Todd's Girlfriend
Erin Walls   ...   Dante's Girlfriend
Tyree Simpson   ...   Doorman
Peter Vallone   ...   Councilman
Irwin Gray   ...   Lawyer
Denise Traficanti   ...   Secretary
Roma Torre   ...   News Anchor 1
Louis Dodley   ...   News Anchor 2
Ernie Anastos   ...   News Anchor 3
Harriet Grodner   ...   Harriet

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