The United States of Leland (2003)

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A withdrawn young man, Leland Fitzgerald is imprisoned for the murder of a mentally disabled boy, who also happened to be the brother of his girlfriend, Becky. As the community struggles to deal with the killing, Pearl Madison, a teacher at the prison, decides to write about Leland's case. Meanwhile, others affected by the murder, including Becky and her sister, Julie, must contend with their own problems.

Rotten Tomatoes: Rotten 34% / Audience 81%

Rated R,  1 hr 48 mins

Crime • Drama
Matthew Ryan Hoge
Don Cheadle  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Chris Klein  •  Kevin Spacey

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Don Cheadle Pearl Madison
Ryan Gosling Leland P. Fitzgerald
Chris Klein Allen Harris
Kevin Spacey Albert T. Fitzgerald
Jena Malone Becky Pollard
Lena Olin Marybeth Fitzgerald
Michelle Williams Julie Pollard
Martin Donovan Harry Pollard
Ann Magnuson Karen Pollard
Kerry Washington Ayesha
Sherilyn Fenn Mrs. Calderon
Matt Malloy Charlie