After 30 years as partners in the pressure cooker environment of the NYPD, highly decorated Detectives "Turk", played by Academy Award winner Robert De Niro (Raging Bull) and "Rooster", played by Academy Award winner Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman) should be ready for retirement. But, before they can hang up their badges, they are called in to investigate the murder of a notorious pimp, which appears to have ties to a case they solved years before. This adrenaline fueled psychological thriller features hip-hop superstar Curtis Jackson (Get Rich or Die Tryin'), Carla Gugino (Sin City), John Leguizamo (Moulin Rouge!), Donnie Wahlberg (Saw II and III) and Brian Dennehy (Death of a Salesman) and was directed by Jon Avnet (Red Corner) and written by Russell Gewirtz (Inside Man).

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Righteous Kill (2008)

R

Mystery/Drama/Crime · 1h 37m · 9/12/2008

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The most acclaimed actors of our time in the film event of the year.

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After 30 years as partners in the pressure cooker environment of the NYPD, highly decorated Detectives "Turk", played by Academy Award winner Robert De Niro (Raging Bull) and "Rooster", played by Academy Award winner Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman) should be ready for retirement. But, before they can hang up their badges, they are called in to investigate the murder of a notorious pimp, which appears to have ties to a case they solved years before. This adrenaline fueled psychological thriller features hip-hop superstar Curtis Jackson (Get Rich or Die Tryin'), Carla Gugino (Sin City), John Leguizamo (Moulin Rouge!), Donnie Wahlberg (Saw II and III) and Brian Dennehy (Death of a Salesman) and was directed by Jon Avnet (Red Corner) and written by Russell Gewirtz (Inside Man).

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Universal Pictures, Overture Films, Millennium Films

Budget

$60,000,000

Revenue

$78,460,699
Cast
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Kimberly Magness

Club dancer (uncredited)
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Charles F. Krichman Jr.

Umpire
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Darryl Pittman

39 D / R Period
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Alan Blumenfeld

Martin Baum
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Jamey Jasta

ESU Officer (as James Shanahan)
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Harry L. Seddon

Ist Baseman / P.A.L. game (uncredited)
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Brian Dennehy

Lieutenant Hingis
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Peter Riga

Waiter in Bar (uncredited)
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Oleg Taktarov

Yevgeny Mugalat
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Donnie Wahlberg

Det. Ted Riley
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Bryan Chatlien

Ellis Lynde
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Sterling K. Brown

Rogers
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Catie Lazarus

Sexy Girl (uncredited)
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Katie Bukovsky

Coach
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Chris Cenatiempo

Hispanic Man
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50 Cent

Spider (as Curtis Jackson)
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Tyrone Smith

Fly Ty
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Ajay Naidu

Dr. Chadrabar
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Frank John Hughes

Charles Randall
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Margaret Head

Hot Girl
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Kimberly Dorsey

Waitress (uncredited)
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Merritt Wever

Rape Victim
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Judy Del Giudice

Hostess
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Antonino Paone

Mathew (uncredited)
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Les Chantery

Lawyer #2
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Shalaya Patty Ford

Latasha
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John Leguizamo

Det. Simon Perez
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Shirly Brener

Natalya
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Barry Primus

Dr. Prosky
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Gail Bugeja

Club Goer / Kissing couple / Dancer (uncredited)
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Rob Dyrdek

Rambo
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Jim Jones

Jim Jones
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Andre B. Blake

Officer Jones (as Andrew Blake)
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Carla Gugino

Karen Corelli
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Saidah Arrika Ekulona

Gwen Darvis (as Saidah Arrika)
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Al Pacino

Rooster
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Franco Bulaon

Subway Thug (uncredited)
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Trilby Glover

Jessica
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Mia Barron

Jill Goldman
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Robert de Niro

Turk
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Melissa Leo

Cheryl Brooks
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Tanisha Grant

Beautiful Waitress (uncredited)
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Terry Serpico

Jonathan Van Luytens
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Malachy McCourt

Father Connell
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Katarzyna Wolejnio

Dancer
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Katie Chonacas

Shelly (uncredited)
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Fatso-Fasano

Stubby
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John Cenatiempo

Joseph Cianci
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Liza Colón-Zayas

Judge Angel Rodriguez
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Shaun Kelvin

Cop #2
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Alan Rosenberg

Stein
Crew
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Jon Avnet

Director
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Russell Gewirtz

Writer
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Disc Releases
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Righteous Kill

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

1/6/2009

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Righteous Kill

(DVD)

12/31/2009

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Righteous Kill

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

1/6/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

Righteous Kill

(DVD)

1/6/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

Righteous Kill

(DVD)

1/5/2010

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Righteous Kill

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

11/24/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

Righteous Kill

(DVD)

6/1/2009

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