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Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)

An escaped convict (Casey Affleck) tears across Texas to reunite with his wife and former accomplice (Rooney Mara), whose Bonnie-and-Clyde days seem behind her.

Movie Guide | UNHEAVENLY BODIES Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck star as criminal lovers in this striking Western drama
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UNHEAVENLY BODIES Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck star as criminal lovers in this striking Western drama

Details Limited Release: Aug 16, 2013; Length: 90 Minutes; Genre: Drama; With: Casey Affleck, Ben Foster and Rooney Mara; Distributor: IFC Films

An escaped convict (Casey Affleck) tears across Texas to reunite with his wife and former accomplice (Rooney Mara), whose Bonnie-and-Clyde days seem far behind her. Despite some shoot-'em-up scenes, director David Lowery's Sundance darling mostly showcases the subtle performances of its stars. ''Rooney smiled three times during the entire production — never in my direction, but I caught the afterglow on some other people's faces,'' Affleck says with a chuckle. But that's not a criticism; there's little need for smiles in a Western this gritty anyway.

Originally posted Apr 03, 2013
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1.
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$17.6 4 $251.9 A-
2. $16.8 3 $145.6 C+
3.
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$16.4 1 $16.4 C-
4. $11.0 2 $45.2 F
5. $9.0 1 $9.0 NA
6.
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$6.7 2 $24.1 C-
7.
The Expendables 3
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$6.6 2 $27.5 B
8. $6.5 1 $6.5 C+
9.
The Hundred-Foot Journey
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$5.6 3 $32.7 B
10.
Into the Storm
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$3.8 3 $38.3 D+
* in millions