Blood Ties is a 2013 Franco–American crime thriller film directed by Guillaume Canet. It is a remake of 2008 French thriller Les liens du sang by Jacques Maillot, an adaptation of the French novel Deux frères: flic & truand by Bruno and Michel Papet. The screenplay was written by Canet and James Gray and stars Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard, Mila Kunis and Matthias Schoenaerts. The film was selected to be screened out of competition at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. It received a limited release on March 21, 2014 in the United States.