Law Abiding Citizen

Law Abiding Citizen

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Average of 884 ratings: 3.8 Stars

2009 M Contains violence and content that may disturb.

Traumatized by the atrocious murders of his wife and daughter -- and the flawed justice system that set the killers free -- Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler) gives in to his rage and sets out on a course of vengeance. He soon takes on not only the prosecutor involved in the case, Nick Rice (Jamie Foxx), but also the city of Philadelphia.

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104 minutes

DVD details

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2.35:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English for the hearing impaired
English Dolby Digital 5.1 & 2.0, ; English Audio Descriptive

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1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 2.40:1
English captions for the hearing impaired
English Dolby Digital

24 Member Reviews Write a review

2 by Sophia-Colin

Obviously A grade budget, but entirely B grade result. Like reading a comic, but not in a good way. All the characters were one dimensional and the dialogue clumsily explained ridiculously technical, improbable and fragmented details.

3 by Human Tripod

good watch but ending was a let-down. not the worst movie out there.

4 by Aihekotiro

awesome movie, totally enjoyed the action, the revenge, the gory scenes; good acting; highly recommended for viewing ...

4 by chris21

Well acted, gritty performances. Some parts of the movie were a little gory but it moved along at a good pace and had some interesting plotting going on. Disappointing ending but overall quite a good movie

2 by Ngozi

Disappointing. Started well with some credibility to the story, some justification to the anger against the justice system. But deteriorates badly later in the film to incongruent behaviour and a wasted life at the end.

2 by Tubbs

Some of the violence is overdone and some of it is just plain silly. An uneven performance from Butler doesn't help.

3.5 by OrangePeko

Silly not-to-be-taken-seriously action film with lots of explosions and a high body count. I quite enjoyed the idea of it - trying to force a change in the justice system where deals with known murderers... Read more

3 by Rotchy

I didn't notice the rating, rather graphic but interesting story

4 by fantail

Cool movie. Reminded me of Charles Bronson's "A man sees red." Don't take it too serious and you will enjoy it.

5 by gumbo

wow even though it is just a movie, but Im sure it does happen in real life.

Wheres the justice