Even if this movie makes it extremely difficult to suspend disbelief, its one true area of effectiveness is that it will cause you to take a few steps back to ponder one of our more blatant societal paradoxes. They learn Clyde previously worked with the agency, creating imaginative assassination devices and orchestrated intricate tactics against nearly impossible targets. Nick Rice, Jamie Fox, is the District Attorney who negotiated the plea deal and now he faces the challenge of out thinking Clyde Shelton. Jamie Foxx can never play in a bad movie, and hello, Butler is just an all around fantastic actor. He wants the injustice of the legal system exposed and he will go to any extreme necessary to show the public what has happened and what is wrong with the legal system.
It features a great cast that plays their roles to perfection. Law Abiding Citizen received generally negative reviews from critics. Clyde feels betrayed by Rice's actions and the justice system. This is a very good film with a lot of action and twists in the plot. .
Clyde stands his ground and tells Rice that he is just beginning to destroy the current system and all who believe in it. Gerald Butler and Jamie Fox play great mental adversaries in the film. Rice agrees, though the lunch is delayed by a few minutes by the warden's security measures. The mayor puts the city on lockdown and promotes Rice to acting District Attorney. I rated it 5 stars I purchased the BluRay version of the film that comes with 2 discs.
Rice warns him to not do anything he will regret, but Clyde's cell phone is ready to be dialed to activate the City Hall bomb. Only Nick can stop the killing, and to do so he must outwit this brilliant sociopath in a harrowing contest of wills in which even the smallest misstep means death. Clyde holds his daughter's bracelet, accepting his fate as the bomb explodes. Then he issues a warning to Nick: Either fix the flawed justice system that failed his family, or key players in the trial will die. Forensics Technician uncredited Produced by.
Then he issues a warning to Nick: Either fix the flawed justice system that failed his family, or key players in the trial will die. When the judge had her head blown off the audience began clapping! Soon Shelton follows through on his threats, orchestrating from his jail cell a string of spectacularly diabolical assassinations that can be neither predicted nor prevented. Clyde willingly surrenders and goes to prison. Only Nick can stop the killing, and to do so he must outwit this brilliant sociopath in a harrowing contest of wills in which even the smallest misstep means death. Cantrell arranges a meeting with a contact and brings Rice.
They are warned Clyde can kill anyone anytime he wishes. The performances of Butler and Foxx are brilliant and makes me hope the two of them team up again. Clyde, disguised as a police officer, reveals himself as the caller and paralyzes Darby with. If they think they can win a case it will not matter if you are innocent they will prosecute you. An anonymous caller alerts Darby as the police draw near and directs him to a remote location. When Darby's remains are found, evidence ties his death to Clyde.
The vindication he seeks out is very justified, and although I don't think anyone should seek out their own justice like that, I do appreciate the mind of such a man who will go so far for revenge. It is a great ride. The film was edited after being threatened with an for violence, with the full version released unrated on. Clyde returns to his cell. Ten years later, that man is found … More Release date: 27 November 2009 United Kingdom Director: F.
Clyde Shelton Gerard Butler is an upstanding family man whose wife and daughter are brutally murdered during a home invasion. The story begins when home invaders kill Clyde Shelton's wife and daughter. Clyde Shelton Gerard Butler is an honorable family man, until the day his wife and daughter are murdered in a home invasion. With his own family now in Sheltons crosshairs, Nick finds himself in a desperate race against time facing a deadly adversary who seems always to be one step ahead. Over his objections, Nick is forced by his boss to offer one of the suspects a light sentence in exchange for testifying against his accomplice. The trailer for Law Abiding Citizen. Over his objections, Nick is forced by his boss to offer one of the suspects a light sentence in exchange for testifying against his accomplice.