Law Abiding Citizen 2009

Law Abiding Citizen is an upcoming drama/thriller film directed by F. Gary Gray from a screenplay written by Kurt Wimmer, and starring Gerard Butler and Jamie Foxx. The film takes place in Philadelphia and tells the story of Clyde Shelton (Butler), a man who decides to exact revenge on his family’s killers, as well as the criminal justice system. Law Abiding Citizen will be released on October 16, 2009.

Plot: After a home invasion, Clyde Shelton (Butler) is told that one of the criminals who killed his wife and daughter would get off due to his cooperation with the district attorney’s office and the other would be put on death row. Shelton seeks revenge not just against the criminals but the entire justice system; he is quickly captured, but Nick Rice (Foxx), a heroic yet corrupt D.A. who got one of the murderers off, quickly realizes that prison isn’t enough to keep Shelton from killing those who kept the criminals from getting the sentence they deserved.

* Jamie Foxx as Nick Rice
* Gerard Butler as Clyde Shelton
* Michael Gambon
* Viola Davis as Mayor of Philadelphia
* Bruce McGill as Jonas Cantrell
* Leslie Bibb as Sarah Lowell

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