Law Abiding Citizen

Law Abiding Citizen

Law Abiding Citizen

A thriller about an everyday guy (Gerard Butler) who loses everything when criminals kill his family. After a plea bargin set's the killers free, he takes justice into his own hands. His target: the district attorney (Jamie Foxx) who orchestrated the deal.

From the writer of Street Kings and The Recruit and the director of The Italian Job.

2009109 minsUSA
Thriller
Director:
F. Gary Gray ('Friday', 'The Italian Job', 'Be Cool')
Writer:
Kurt Wimmer
Cast:
Gerard ButlerJamie FoxxMichael GambonLeslie BibbColm MeaneyViola Davis

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Law Abiding Citizen / Reviews

Variety

Variety

True torture-porn aficionados will be disappointed, as editor Tariq Anwar cuts away right before blade meets flesh -- a move that feels a tad, well, gutless under the circumstances. But elsewhere, "Citizen" proves startlingly graphic, even by R-rated standards.

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Total Film

Total Film

Could have made for a decent enough B-movie renter if it had just aimed a bit lower, but the moral drum-banging only serves to throw its failings into even sharper relief

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Wears its preposterousness with a certain pride. It’s about the cat-and-mouse game between two very smart guys, and it’s perfectly happy to be as dumb as it wants.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

Absurd plot and stomach-turning violence ruins this tense thriller.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The script does create sufficient tension and intrigue to hook viewers along with a photogenic, hardworking cast.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Relentlessly ugly, preposterous and hackneyed of dialogue: guilty on all counts. It will do well, then.

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