• Street Kings (2008)

Street Kings

Release Date: April 11th, 2008

DVD Release Date: August 19th, 2008

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

Tom Ludlow (Keanu Reeves), a veteran member of the LAPD, is still mourning the loss of his wife and trying to navigate through a world that does not make much sense anymore. When evidence implicates him in the death of a fellow officer, Ludlow begins to question the loyalties of everyone around him.

Cast: Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans, Cedric the Entertainer , Jay Mohr, Terry Crews, Naomie Harris

Director: David Ayer

Genres: Crime drama , Thriller

Production Co: 3 Arts Entertainment

Distributors: Fox

Keywords: Friend, Police station, Pursuit, Car, Los Angeles, Intense, 2000s, Underdog

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

    The picture may feel more than a little familiar, but Ayer knows how to cook up intense setpieces, and Reeves keeps getting better at the weary hero role he continually gravitates toward. show more

  • 80
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    "Kings" covers familiar territory but does so with ruthless efficiency, intense performances and a densely packed plot designed to highlight the moral issues that most concern Ayer and Ellroy. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    There's a lot to appreciate in Street Kings, a tight, propulsive action thriller, but there's one thing to marvel at, and that's James Ellroy's command of story. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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