Orphans (1987)

Genres - Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Thriller  |   Release Date - Sep 18, 1987 (USA)  |   Run Time - 116 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Two brothers kidnap a boozy gangster and try to hold him for ransom in this psychological thriller. Harold (Albert Finney) is lured from a saloon by Treat (Matthew Modine) to their squalid tenement. He and his reclusive and agoraphobic brother, Phillip (Kevin Anderson), have no idea Harold is a mobster, only that he looks prosperous. Harold is reminded of his impoverished youth when he sees how the brothers live, and he offers to help the aspiring young thugs.

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alcoholism, brother, con/scam, family, gangster, homelessness, juvenile, kidnapping, on-the-run, orphan, robbery