Law Abiding Citizen

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Overview

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.

  1. Kurt Wimmer

    Writer

  2. F. Gary Gray

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jamie Foxx

    Jamie Foxx

    Nick Rice

  2. Gerard Butler

    Gerard Butler

    Clyde Alexander Shelton

  3. Colm Meaney

    Colm Meaney

    Detective Dunnigan

  4. Bruce McGill

    Bruce McGill

    Jonas Cantrell

  5. Leslie Bibb

    Leslie Bibb

    Sarah Lowell

  6. Michael Irby

    Michael Irby

    Detective Garza

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 49m

Budget $53,000,000.00

Revenue $126,690,726.00

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Release Information

  • October 15, 2009
    R, Theatrical

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Featured Review

A review by John Chard

8.0
By John Chard

You can’t fight fate. Right?

Gerard Butler stars as Clyde Shelton, a man forced to not only watch his wife and daughter be raped and murdered in his own home, but to also have to sit there and watch the justice system fail him. So he wages a one man war against pretty much everyone involved.

Hoo-Hah! The big hitting critics hated it, with comments ranging from it being sub-normal, preposterous, ugly and morally corrupt, to it being a comic book film of moral hectoring! Naturally, as the critics were at pains to point out that it would, it made a pot load at the box office and is generall... read the rest.

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