almost 3 years
Not bad for a thriller. Is it wrong that I was in Gerard Butler's corner the entire movie?
almost 5 years
'Why does anybody tunnel *into* prison?'
Justin L. Clemons
over 5 years
Extreme story. Very intense and suspenseful until the very end. Great movie.
Totally preposterous. But that's why I love it
Exciting and intense. Great plot, very clever. Awesome Thriller.
Brilliant plot. Keeps you tense until the end.
great plot, high tension brilliance
over 6 years
Law Abiding Citizen is a 2009 thriller film directed by F. Gary Gray from a screenplay written by Kurt Wimmer, starring Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler. The film takes place in Philadelphia and tells the story of a man whose developed sociopathic tendencies drove him into killing while targeting not only his family's killer but also the criminal justice system. Law Abiding Citizen was released theatrically in North America on October 16, 2009.
The film was nominated for a Saturn Award as the Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film of the year, and the film also garnered NAACP Image Awards nominations for both Jamie Foxx (Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture) and F. Gary Gray (Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture).
During a violent home invasion, Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler), an engineer, witnesses the murder of his wife and daughter at the hands of Clarence Darby (Christian Stolte). During their trial, prosecutor Nick Rice (Jamie Foxx) informs Clyde that the case against Darby is weak...