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R| 1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler) is an honorable family man, until the day his wife and daughter are murdered in a home invasion. He hopes for justice, but a rising prosecutor named Nick Rice (Jamie Foxx) cuts a deal with one of the killers in exchange for testimony. Ten years later, that man is found dead and Shelton coolly admits his guilt. Then he hands Rice an ultimatum: Fix the broken legal system or suffer the consequences.

Cast: Jamie Foxx , Gerard Butler , Colm Meaney , Bruce McGill , Leslie Bibb , Michael Irby , Gregory Itzin , Regina Hall

Director: F. Gary Gray

Genres: Thriller, Crime drama

Distributor: Overture Films

Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

Release Date: October 16th, 2009|1 hr. 48 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 77 )
  • 38
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Jeez, did the "surprise" climax have to be this eye-rollingly stupid? show more

  • 25
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Vigilante movies hold a firm place in cinematic history, but for them to work, the vigilante needs to be a sympathetic anti-hero. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Deep within Law Abiding Citizen lurks a thought-provoking movie. But most of what we see on the screen is implausible, superficial and only marginally involving. show more

  • May 04, 2011 gc00000000090206
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    This movie was amazing!! Excellent plot with an excellent twist at the end. Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler are great actors. This is definitely a movie worth watching and purchasing. Kudos to all involved with making this film something worth talking about. Kudos for originality.

  • December 22, 2010 deltarn76
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    The critics are nuts! I don't know how they pick movies but this movie was great!! Gerard Butler was awesome!

  • December 07, 2010 cbldng2
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    Good flick plenty of action and some gore. Butler and Foxx were great very entertaining. Hope they work together again.

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