R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
Derek Cianfrance wrote the script based on the town his wife Shannon Plumb grew up in, Schenectady, NY. The film was mostly filmed there on location. The phrase "Place Beyond the Pines" is actually the Native American meaning to the word "Schenectady."
Everybody get down on the fuckin' floor!
On the last car chase, the chasing officer (Avery) describes Luke's direction as heading west on Stanford. Luke then makes a left turn which would mean he would be heading south, but Avery says he is now heading north on Plymouth.
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