almost 7 years
Such a great storyline. I love the mystery and the performances by both lead men.
Fracture is a 2007 legal/crime suspense film from New Line Cinema and Castle Rock Entertainment, directed by Gregory Hoblit, starring Anthony Hopkins and Ryan Gosling. The screenplay is by Glenn Gers and Daniel Pyne.
It is the story of a man who shoots his unfaithful wife and a young prosecutor trying to prevent him from manipulating the justice system to get away with the crime.
Theodore "Ted" Crawford (Anthony Hopkins), a wealthy and talented Irish aeronautical engineer in Los Angeles, discovers that his wife Jennifer (Embeth Davidtz) is having an affair with police detective Robert Nunally (Billy Burke). After confronting his wife, Crawford shoots her, seriously wounding her, and immediately confesses the crime to Nunally at the scene.
He then engages in a battle of wits with rising star deputy district attorney William "Willy" Beachum (Ryan Gosling), who considers this an open-and-shut matter and agrees to immediately go to trial. Beachum is busy, making preparations for his...