Terrence McDonagh, a New Orleans Police sergeant, who starts out as a good cop, receiving a medal and a promotion to lieutenant for heroism during Hurricane Katrina. During his heroic act, McDonagh injures his back and later becomes addicted to prescription pain medication. McDonagh finds himself involved with a drug dealer who is suspected of murdering a family of African immigrants.

  1. William M. Finkelstein


  2. Werner Herzog


Top Billed Cast

  1. Nicolas Cage

    Nicolas Cage

    Terence McDonagh

  2. Eva Mendes

    Eva Mendes

    Frankie Donnenfeld

  3. Val Kilmer

    Val Kilmer

    Stevie Pruit

  4. Fairuza Balk

    Fairuza Balk


  5. Shawn Hatosy

    Shawn Hatosy

    Armand Benoit

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The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans



Status Released

Release Information

  • November 20, 2009


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 2m

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $10,589,102.00

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