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Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader of a violent white supremacist gang that committed acts of racial crime throughout L.A. and his actions greatly influenced Danny. Reformed and fresh out of...

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Directed by

Tony Kaye

Written by

David McKenna (Screenplay)

Runtime

119 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Some Legacies Must End.

Cast

Keywords

sibling relationship family school prison nazism los angeles rape jail usa fascism basketball swastika neo nazism hate brother xenophobia interracial friendship skinhead neo-nazi

Photos

Lists

#31 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#311 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role Edward Norton