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The Pledge (9-Jan-2001)

Director: Sean Penn

Writers: Jerzy Kromolowski; Mary Olson-Kromolowski

Based on a book by: Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Music by: Hans Zimmer; Klaus Badelt

Producers: Michael Fitzgerald; Sean Penn; Elie Samaha

Keywords: Drama

An aging detective nearing retirement pledges to catch a child's killer.

ABSTRACT
Nevadan homicide detective Jerry Black is in the process of gathering his things on the last day of work before his retirement when the body of an eight-year old girl is discovered in the mountains. Taken by a thirst for justice and the pleas of the deceased girl's mortified mother, Jerry pledges to track down the at-large killer, contending with unhelpful coworkers in the wake of a younger cop coaxing a shaky confession out of a suspect as he sets out on a journey to nab his man.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Patricia Clarkson
Actor
29-Dec-1959   Pieces of April
Benicio Del Toro
Actor
19-Feb-1967   Traffic
Dale Dickey
Actor
29-Sep-1961   Patty on My Name Is Earl
Aaron Eckhart
Actor
12-Mar-1968   Chad In the Company of Men
Costas Mandylor
Actor
3-Sep-1965   Triumph of the Spirit
Helen Mirren
Actor
26-Jul-1945   Prime Suspect
Jack Nicholson
Actor
22-Apr-1937   Chinatown
Tom Noonan
Actor
12-Apr-1951   Manhunter
Michael O'Keefe
Actor
24-Apr-1955   Caddyshack
Robin Wright Penn
Actor
8-Apr-1966   The Princess Bride
Vanessa Redgrave
Actor
30-Jan-1937   Julia
Mickey Rourke
Actor
16-Sep-1952   The Wrestler
Eileen Ryan
Actor
16-Oct-1928   Matriarch of the Penn family
Sam Shepard
Playwright
5-Nov-1943   Buried Child
Lois Smith
Actor
3-Nov-1930   Five Easy Pieces
Harry Dean Stanton
Actor
14-Jul-1926   Bathrobe-clad actor from Repo Man

CAST

Jack Nicholson   ...   Jerry Black
Patricia Clarkson   ...   Margaret Larsen
Benicio Del Toro   ...   Toby Jay Wadenah
Dale Dickey   ...   Strom
Aaron Eckhart   ...   Stan Krolak
Costas Mandylor   ...   Monash Deputy
Helen Mirren   ...   Doctor
Tom Noonan   ...   Gary Jackson
Michael O'Keefe   ...   Duane Larsen
Robin Wright Penn   ...   Lori
Vanessa Redgrave   ...   Annalise Hansen
Pauline Roberts   ...   Chrissy
Mickey Rourke   ...   Jim Olstad
Sam Shepard   ...   Eric Pollack
Lois Smith   ...   Helen Jackson
Harry Dean Stanton   ...   Floyd Cage
Beau Daniels   ...   Rudy
Wendy Morrow Donaldson   ...   Resort Owner
P. Adrien Dorval   ...   Sheriff
Shawn Henter   ...   Bus Driver
Kathy Jensen   ...   Store Clerk
Taryn Knowles   ...   Ginny Larsen
Nels Lennarson   ...   Hank
J. J. McColl   ...   Real Estate Agent
Gordon May   ...   Criminologist #1
Gardinar Millar   ...   Deputy #3
Adam Nelson   ...   Deputy #1
Tony Parsons   ...   TV Anchorman
Robert Popoff   ...   Prisoner
Nicole Robert   ...   Flea Market Sales Lady
Eileen Ryan   ...   Jean
Lucy Schmidt   ...   Alma Cage
John R. Taylor   ...   Grey Haired Man
Theodore Thomas   ...   Rest Home Resident
Brittany Tiplady   ...   Becky Fiske
Mavourneen Varcoe-Ryan   ...   Crime Scene Reporter
Françoise Yip   ...   Bartender at Airport

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