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Sleepers is a 1996 American legal crime drama film written, produced, and directed by Barry Levinson, and based on Lorenzo Carcaterra's 1995 novel of the same name. In the summer of 1967, 4 friends living in Hell's Kitchen, New York, accidently injure a man while they are stealing from a hot dog vendor. The boys are sentences to Wilkinson Home for Boys where they are brutalised. 13 years later, 2 of the boys, confront one of the former guards, killing him in front of witnesses.

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