Brad Renfro was an American actor. He did not have any acting experience when he was chosen to play the lead in his debut film, ‘The Client,’ (1994). He was 11 at the time of his debut. ‘The Client’ became one of the top-grossing films of the year. He also won ‘Young Artists Award’ for his performance in the film.
He went on to star in critically-acclaimed films such as ‘The Cure’ (1995), ‘Tom and Huck’ (1995), ‘Sleepers’ (1996), and ‘Apt Pupil’ (1998).’ He continued working in films such as ‘Ghost World’ (2001), ‘American Girl’ (2001), ‘The Job’ (2002), and ‘The Informers’(2008), but none of them were very successful. Many of his films were direct-to-video releases.
He made an appearance in an episode of ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’ in 2006.
He died of drug abuse at the age of 25 in 2008.
Friends, Lorenzo ‘Shakes’ Carcaterra, Tommy Marcano, Michael Sullivan, and John Reilly are sentenced to Wilkinson Home for Boys. There they are systematically abused by the prison guards. On release, John and Tommy, become career criminals and kill one of the guards. Michael and Shakes conspire to bring all the abusers to justice and free their friends.
Enid and Rebecca are best friends and social outcasts who plan to get jobs and live together after completing their school graduation, but rebellious Enid is forced to take summer art class to complete her degree. The two friends further begin to drift away when Enid becomes attached to middle-aged Seymour, whom they had prank-called earlier.
Jack Starks, a Gulf War veteran suffering from amnesia, returns to Vermont, where he is blamed for a policeman’s death. Sent to a mental asylum, he is subjected to experimental treatment by Dr. Becker, who puts him in a straitjacket-like device and locks in a morgue drawer. Starks experiences visions of his future, and approaching death. So, what’s in store for him?
The Client is a 1994 legal thriller film, which tells the story of a young boy who witnesses the suicide of a lawyer, and also has information regarding the disappearance of a politician. He hires a lawyer for protection when the District Attorney tries to use him to take down the mobsters.
Apt Pupil is a crime drama thriller film, which tells the story of Todd Bowden, a college student who is studying the Holocaust. He starts suspecting that his neighbor may be a Nazi war criminal. He eventually starts blackmailing him, asking him to reveal the untold truths, in exchange for keeping his own mouth shut.
While serving in the Army, a Marine sergeant learns about some of his family members’ involvement with mobsters. He tries to come up with a way to save them.
Tom and Huck are best friends who witness a murder late at night in the cemetery. They are quite shocked from the event, and they swear that they will never speak to anyone about this incident. However, when Muff Potter, an innocent drunkard is charged with murder, Tom decides that it is best for him to intervene and clear Potter’s name.
Deuces Wild is a crime drama film which tells the story of Leon and Bobby Anthony, two brothers, who are members for the Deuces, a Brooklyn street gang that protects their Sunset Park neighborhood. They try to keep drugs off their turf, since their youngest brother had died due to a drug overdose. However, a gang war seems imminent when Marco, the leader of the Vipers, a rival gang, is released after three years in prison.
This suspense drama film takes us to Los Angeles in the 1980s and tells the story of a group of self-absorbed hedonists who try to navigate through their lives without any moral compass.