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Death Sentence

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
Nick Hume (Kevin Bacon) is on his way home from a hockey game with his son, Brendan, and stops for gasoline. Helplessly he sees a street thug kill Brendan while robbing the station. Believing the justice system will fail him, Nick goes after the killer himself, setting off a war between him and the killer's older brother (Garrett Hedlund).

Cast: Kevin Bacon , Garrett Hedlund , Kelly Preston , Aisha Tyler , John Goodman , Yorgo Constantine , Matt O'Leary , Leigh Whannell

Director: James Wan

Genres: Thriller, Drama, Action

Death Sentence (2007)

Release Date: August 31st, 2007|1 hr. 51 min.

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fan reviews ( 30 )
  • Almost everything about the movie lands with an emphatic, preordained thud. show more

  • This film is so superficial and shifts so jarringly in tone that nothing feels authentic -- not Bacon's hard-working husband and father, nor his maniacal vengeance seeker. show more

  • Death Sentence's message - that vengeance is ultimately futile, spinning out a vicious circle of rage and hate - may be commendable, but there's nothing noteworthy about the way Wan, Bacon and their troops go about delivering it. show more

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  • December 26, 2010 dinasarioglo
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    my favorite movie.

  • April 21, 2009 sarahstny
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    The song by Fisher, I will love you, was fantastic!!!!!! I had to have it.

  • January 19, 2009 DENNIS JENSEN
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    This has to be one of the best vigilante movies I have seen in years. Kevin Bacon was as wonderful surprise. My family and I watched it 3 times in 2 days. I have a feeling it was overshadowed by Jodie Foster's The Brave One, which cannot hold a candle to Death Sentence.

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