• Fracture (2007)


Release Date: April 20th, 2007

DVD Release Date: August 14th, 2007

R |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

Willy Beachum (Ryan Gosling), a hotshot prosecutor, is about to leave his post for a lucrative job at a private law firm when his boss (David Strathairn) hands him a seemingly open-and-shut case. Ted Crawford (Anthony Hopkins) tried to kill his wife with a shot to the head and is defending himself in court. All hope for a quick and easy trial fly out the door when Ted proves to be a more cunning and devious adversary than Willy anticipates.

Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike, Embeth Davidtz, Billy Burke, Bob Gunton, Valerie Dillman

Director: Gregory Hoblit

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Castle Rock Entertainment

Distributors: New Line Cinema

Keywords: Office, Mystery, Quest, Judge, Investigation, Suspenseful, 2000s, Murder

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    Just because a movie is freakin' preposterous doesn't mean it can't be diabolical fun. Case in point: Fracture. show more

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    The movie entertains, but it's a shallow entertainment where you have no rooting interest in the outcome. show more

  • 75
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    Effective dialogue doesn't necessarily mean witty dialogue, but wit certainly helps, and you tend not to get much of it in a low-key legal thriller. Fracture is an exception. show more

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