Sign up for your 2 week free trial

Law Abiding Citizen (2010)



Write review

1.5 out of 10 Good effects but no more
Fidelma from Meath, 26 May 2010
If you would like to see Deathwish with lots of explosions then this is for you otherwise give it a miss. The basic premise of the film is sound - a man is disillusioned with the so called 'justice' system when he suffers appalling tragedy and watches the perpetrator all but walk free after striking a deal. But the film itself offers nothing but the excuse to watch explosions and implied macabre actions with the usual stereotypical characters and to me is just a modern sexed up version of the
Was this review helpful to you? 
3 people out of 6 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
0.5 out of 10 NO! NO! NO!
Karolyn from Carlow, 09 Jun 2010
One of the worst films Ive seen in a long time! Gerard Butler comes out with some cringeworhy one liners "is gonna be biblical" as he blows up a building. The plot is ridiculous and when you find out the 'secret' of how he wreaks his revenge you just want to throw something at the tv. By the end you just dont care because its so farcical. The last scene is so flawed its not funny. Dont bother.
Was this review helpful to you? 
0 people out of 0 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
4.5 out of 10 Triumph of good over evil?
Kevin from Louth, 25 Mar 2011
This film is a violent, blood curdling enactment of what can happen to an individual who has had his wife and daughter wrenched from him by two lowlifes in an horrific scene and finds the law is helpless and inadequate in achieving justice for a most heinous crime. The victim spends the next 10 years planning vengance and retribution. Very graphic scenes.
Was this review helpful to you? 
1 people out of 1 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
3 out of 10 Clever and Interesting
Richard & Anne from Meath, 15 May 2010
A good combination of action flick with a good story ( a rare breed these days). There are big holes in the plot but overall this well crafted story of revenge, alienation and personal loss hits the spot. It's quite violent but a entertaining movie.
Was this review helpful to you? 
2 people out of 2 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
4 out of 10 Great movie
Marie from Sligo, 30 Sep 2010
8 \ 10 on this one, brill movie held my attention, very hard to watch first few moments could have jumped in to the tv to sort the two guys out, and could well agree with the the bad guy in this movie (the Dad and husband ). Would watch again.
Was this review helpful to you? 
0 people out of 0 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
  

What's it about....
Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler) is an honest, upstanding family man. Nick Rice (Jamie Foxx) is an ambitious young prosecutor working for a safer Philadelphia. When Clyde‘s wife and young daughter are brutally murdered, Nick is assigned to the case. On the verge of sentencing, Nick sensationally cuts a deal with one of the killers, sparing him from death row. Ten years later, the man who got away with murder is found dead. Clyde Shelton coolly admits his guilt before issuing...

(read more)






CUSTOMER ALSO RENTED
  • View Night at the Golden Eagle
  • View Saw V
  • View Kingdom Of Heaven
  • View Stolen
  • View True Blood Season 2
  • View Roberto Succo
  • View Police Squad: The Complete Series
  • View Norbit (Blu-ray)
  • View Iron Man 2
  • View Straw Dogs
  • View Tower Heist (Blu-ray)
  • View Brother
  • View The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • View Summer Hours
  • View Harry Brown (Blu-ray)
  • View Eyes Wide Shut
  • View The Wind Will Carry Us
  • View Agent Cody Banks
  • View True Grit (Blu-ray)
  • View Good Boy!
  • View Gran Torino
  • View Iron Man 2 (Blu-ray)
  • View Dean Spanley
  • View Mesrine - Killer Instinct
  • View Dance Of The Dragon
  • View Let Me In
  • View Cheri
  • View Pride And Prejudice BBC
  • View All The Presidents Men
  • View Now You see Me (Blu-ray)
  • View The Dilemma
  • View Strange Wilderness
  • View Pathfinder
  • View Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (Blu-ray)
  • View Bangkok Dangerous (2008)
  • View Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows - Part 1
  • View Crude
  • View Omagh
  • View An American In Paris
  • View Memories