|6 Nominations / 2 Wins|
|Starring||Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon|
|76th Academy Awards|
Mystic River is a 2003 American drama film directed, co-produced and scored by Clint Eastwood, starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, Laura Linney and Emmy Rossum. The film was written by Brian Helgeland, based on Dennis Lehane's novel of the same name.
- Best Actor — Sean Penn
- Best Adapted Screenplay — Brian Helgeland
- Best Director — Clint Eastwood
- Best Picture — Robert Lorenz, Judie G. Hoyt, Clint Eastwood
- Best Supporting Actor — Tim Robbins
- Best Supporting Actress — Marcia Gay Harden
During a summer in 1975, Dave Boyle and two friends, Jimmy and Sean, are playing on a sidewalk in Boston when Dave is abducted by two men and subjected to sexual abuse over a period of several days. Eventually escaping, but haunted into adulthood by his trauma, Dave becomes a primary suspect when Jimmy's daughter, Katie, is found murdered. Sean, assigned to investigate the crime, finds himself facing both demons from the past and demons in the present as the circumstances surrounding Katie's death are uncovered.