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R| 2 hr. 4 min.

Plot Summary
On the day of his retirement, detective Jerry Black (Jack Nicholson) accepts a gift -- an airline ticket to Mexico. But when the body of a murdered eight-year-old girl is discovered in the mountains, Jerry offers his expertise at the crime scene. When an ambitious younger cop wrenches a dubious confession from a simple-minded suspect, the case is closed... but not for Jerry.

Cast: Jack Nicholson , Robin Wright Penn , Aaron Eckhart , Patricia Clarkson , Benicio Del Toro , Dale Dickey , Costas Mandylor , Helen Mirren

Director: Sean Penn

Genres: Crime drama, Mystery

Distributor: E Stars Films, Warner Bros.

The Pledge (2001)

Release Date: January 19th, 2001|2 hr. 4 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    In crafting a fierce, fragmented, downbeat film about a character who makes the wrong decision as a man by being right as a cop, Penn flies in the face of what sells in Hollywood. Godspeed. show more

  • 75
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Sets off depth charges of the psyche. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    The movie wouldn't be imaginable without its commanding star. Nicholson is in virtually every scene underplaying to great effect show more

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