English    Sep 12, 2008 (USA)

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Righteous Kill is a 2008 Hollywood thriller film released on Sep 12, 2008. The film is directed by Jon Avnet, produced by Jon Avnet.

Academy Award winners Robert De Niro and Al Pacino are a pair of veteran New York City police detectives on the trail of a vigilante serial killer in this adrenaline fueled psychological thriller Righteous Kill. It's directed by Jon Avnet and written by Russell Gewirtz . The cast also features hip-hop superstar Curtis Jackson.

Highly decorated Detectives, David Fisk and Thomas Cowan should be ready for retirement after 30 years as partners in the pressure cooker environment of the NYPD, but in reality, they aren't quite ready, as yet. They are called in to investigate the murder of a notorious pimp, before they can hang up their badges, which appears to have ties to a case they solved years back.

The victim is a suspected criminal, whose body is found with a four line poem justifying the killing, just like the original murder. When some more additional crimes happen, it becomes clear to the detectives, that they are looking for a serial killer, one who targets criminals that have fallen through the cracks of the judicial system. His mission is to do what the cops can't do on their own, i.e. take the culprits off the streets for good. The similarities between the recent killings and their earlier case raise a nagging question in their minds. Did they put the wrong man behind bars?

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Al Pacino

Al Pacino

Rooster

50 Cent

50 Cent

Spider

Carla Gugino

Carla Gugino

Karen Corelli

John Leguizamo

John Leguizamo

Det. Simon Perez

Donnie Wahlberg

Donnie Wahlberg

Det. Ted Riley

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Reviews for Righteous Kill


Nikhat Kazmi

3.0

Nikhat KazmiTimes of India

Al Pacino and Robert DeNiro have created screen magic whenever they have come together. Remember Heat and The Godfather ll? The magical chemistry is still there as the two veteran..

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Johnson Thomas

2.5

Johnson ThomasDNA India

Righteous Kill is a weakly-scripted crime caper involving two homicide detectives nearing retirement age. Director Jon Avnet’s most singular achievement in this film would most ..

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Rajeev Masand

2.0

Rajeev Masandibnlive.com

Lots will no doubt be said and written about Righteous Kill, the new Hollywood film that pairs Robert De Niro and Al Pacino in their first full-fledged film together. You may reme..

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Pratim D. Gupta

2.0

Pratim D. GuptaThe Telegraph

Thirteen years back they sat for a few moments at a restaurant table and engaged in a random chat that was so explosive you could feel the Heat for years to come. Bob says: “.....

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Raja Sen

1.5

Raja Senrediff.com

Director Jon Avnet is a brave man indeed. He best look outside the house to see whether Martin Scorsese or Sidney Lumet have sent in a few boys to rough him up, or check the post ..

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