• Man on a Ledge (2012)

Man on a Ledge

Release Date: January 27th, 2012

DVD Release Date: May 29th, 2012

PG-13 |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

When disgraced ex-cop Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington) steps onto the ledge of the highest floor of New York's famous Roosevelt Hotel, more than just his life is at risk; he threatens to bring the city to its knees. There are some very nervous people around with some very big secrets to hide. As police negotiator Lydia Spencer (Elizabeth Banks) tries to talk Nick in from the ledge, she begins to suspect that he has an ulterior motive behind his actions.

Cast: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Anthony Mackie, Genesis Rodriguez, Ed Harris, Titus Welliver, Edward Burns

Director: Asger Leth

Genres: Thriller , Crime drama

Production Co: Di Bonaventura Pictures

Distributors: Summit Entertainment

Keywords: Underdog, Police officer, New York City, Quest, 2010s, Prison, Suspenseful, Mystery

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50

    The film aims for Hitchcock and gets a bit turned around; we're The Audience That Knew Too Much. show more

  • 50
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    To his credit, director Asger Leth (Ghosts of Cite Soleil) gets right to the business at hand where the set-up is concerned, but it's in the execution that this would-be thriller falls flat. show more

  • 65
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    Either in spite of or because of its whimsically convincing quality, Man on a Ledge is reasonably fun to watch along the way. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Similar Movies

Phone Booth
Phone Booth

A phone call can change your life, but for one man it can also end it. Set entirely within and around the confines of a New York City phone booth. "Phone Booth" follows a slick media consultant (Colin...

Stream OnlineWatch Trailer
Män som hatar kvinnor
Män som hatar kvinnor

Wealthy Swedish recluse Henrik Vanger (Sven-Bertil Taube) needs closure. Forty years ago, his beloved niece disappeared, never to be seen again -- and circumstances have led him to believe that a memb...

Fast Five
Fast Five

Ever since ex-cop Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) and Mia Torretto (Jordana Brewster) broke her brother Dom (Vin Diesel) out of custody, they've traveled border to border to evade authorities. In Rio de...

Stream Online