• Publication date: December 7, 2013

The Town

Directed, co-written and starring Ben Affleck, ‘The Town’ is adapted from Chuck Hogan’s novel ‘Prince of Thieves’. Doug MacRay hails from the infamous Charlestown, the armed-robbery capital district of Boston. His friends and gang are the only family he knows, and all they know is how to rob banks…

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Duration: 120

Production Year: 2010

MBC Action:

August 26, 2015 00:30 (KSA) ~ August 25, 2015 23:30 (CLT)

Directed, co-written and starring Ben Affleck, ‘The Town’ is adapted from Chuck Hogan’s novel ‘Prince of Thieves’. Doug MacRay hails from the infamous Charlestown, the armed-robbery capital district of Boston. His friends and gang are the only family he knows, and all they know is how to rob banks and armored cars.

On one heist Jem takes an employee, Claire, hostage, and afraid that Jem may hurt her, Doug chooses to follow her to make sure she’s safe. But then he starts to develop feelings he never thought he could, and suddenly his family doesn’t seem much of a family any more

Starring:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

  • Ben Affleck as Douglas ‘Doug’ MacRay
  • Rebecca Hall as Claire Keesey
  • Jon Hamm as FBI Special Agent Adam Frawley
  • Jeremy Renner as James ‘Jem’ Coughlin
  • Blake Lively as Krista Coughlin
  • Chris Cooper as Stephen MacRay
  • Pete Postlethwaite as Fergus ‘Fergie’ Colm
  • Slaine as Albert ‘Gloansy’ Magloan
  • Edward O’Keefe as Morton Previt

Directed by:  Ben Affleck

Rating:  R for strong violence, pervasive language, some sexuality and drug use.