Animal Kingdom | 2010

Drama, Crime
After his mother dies, a teenager goes to live with his relatives, a cold-blooded crime family who operate in the deadly Melbourne underworld.
Director: David Michôd
Writers: David Michôd
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 7 wins & 3 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Detective Senior Sgt Nathan Leckie

Actor

... Andrew "Pope" Cody

Actor

... Barry "Baz" Brown

Actor

... Janine "Smurf" Cody

Actor

... Darren Cody

Actor

... Joshua "J" Cody

Actor

... Craig Cody

Actor

... Ezra White

Actor

... Detective Justin Norris

Actor

... Nicky Henry

Actor

... Catherine Brown

Actor

... Alicia Henry

Actor

Company

Big Ears Productions

Production Company

Clever Types

Production Company

Deluxe Australia

Production Company

Digital Pictures

Production Company

Production Company

Encore Travel

Production Company

Synopsis

Following the death of his mother, Joshua moves in with his estranged uncles and his doting grandmother, Smurf, mother to the Cody boys.Armed robber Pope Cody is in hiding, on the run from a gang of renegade detectives who want him dead. His business partner and best friend, Barry 'Baz' Brown wants out of the game, recognizing that their days of old-school banditry are all but over. Pope's younger brother, the speed-addicted and volatile Craig Cody, is making a fortune in the illicit substances trade - the true cash cow of the modern criminal fraternity - while the youngest Cody brother, Darren, naively navigates his way through this criminal world - the only world his family has ever known.Joshua comes to believe that he is a player in this world. But, as he soon discovers, this world is far larger and more menacing than he could ever imagine. When tensions between family and police reach a bloody peak, Joshua finds himself at the center of a cold-blooded revenge plot that turns the family upside down.

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