Righteous Kill Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 8855

Average Rating: 2.4/4

# of Ratings: 114

Theatrical Release Date: 09/12/2008

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 01/06/2009

Language: English

Genre: Crime, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Jon Avnet

Actors: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, John Leguizamo, Donnie Wahlberg, 50 Cent, Brian Dennehy

Plot: Two veteran New York cops work to identify a connection between an old case and a new case and the implications that there may be an inside man. Questions raise amongst themselves to decide if they really put away the right person or if something else has been stirred. Could it be a serial killer?

Quick Movie Reviews

Rating of
0.5/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/04/2011

Who knew a movie with Pacino & Deniro in it, Could suck so bad?!

Rating of
2/4

Daniel Corleone - wrote on 08/09/2011

The title seemed cool, 2 of the best actors in their generation and a solid supporting cast and still it wasn't enough. Righteous Kill could have been good if it had better direction, cinematography, a catchy score and a decent screenplay. So many elements were gone, you hated De Niro's character for being so vulgar and still you don't feel any impact in the ending. This movie could have had potential. So many if's, such a waste of talent and people's time too. It was intriguing seeing them work together, too bad its the only reason your going to see this.

Rating of
2.5/4

Naveen - wrote on 12/22/2010

A decent rental movie if you like Pacino and DeNiro. They seem a little old, but at least the film is interesting and it has its moments.

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Nick
Nick
Rising Star

Rating of
2/4

Righteous Kill Review

Nick - wrote on 04/02/2010

This film was decent. It wasen't great I was expecting a lot more because of Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. But don't get me wrong Al Pacino and Robert De Niro played there parts to perfection they was great together I stayed interested in this movie just because of there performances. The supporting cast was ok nothing great they did ok with what they had to work with. Some scenes in this movie were great some were a bit lacked in my opinon. All in all I say watch this movie it will keep you guessing all the way till the end it delievers a shocking ending that hits hard you never see it coming. I think Robert De Niro steals the show in this one even though Al Pacino delievered a knockout performance. I still pick Robert De Niro as the best in this film. If your a big fan of Al Pacino and …

joshow
joshow
Movie Star

Rating of
2/4

Righteous Kill me now

joshow - wrote on 09/19/2009


Righteous Kill is not the Godfather 2. It’s not Heat either. To be honest with you, it’s not even a good movie. But I liked it. Why? Because two of the most influential and greatest actors of all time are side by side on the big screen… for more than 5 minutes. Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. 14 Oscar Nominations. Masters of Method Acting. Kings of the gangster movie genre. Yeah you could say they’re washed up nowadays. They’re not as committed to roles as they have been in the past, their emotional range is limited, and they’ll take an easy paycheck over a gritty indie in a heart-beat. But seeing those two on screen together was not only nostalgic, it was entertaining. Sure the storyline is a giant clusterf*#k, and there are more plot-holes than a Michael Bay movie, …

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Alex
Alex
Movie God

Alex - wrote on 2008-09-13 09:28

Yeah I agree.  It looks like they just made a movie to bring the two back together - this time as friends for the first time.  Anyone seen any reviews for it yet?  

Supercrum
Supercrum
Rising Star

Supercrum - wrote on 2008-09-12 22:27

The mere plot sounds mediocre at best, certainly unnecessary that Al Pacino AND Robert DeNiro need to both be in the film. Makes me wonder what the true intent is here...

Alex
Alex
Movie God

Alex - wrote on 2008-09-09 21:33

Were there any pre-screeners for it.  I can't find any reviews out there.

Allison
Allison
Movie God

Allison - wrote on 2008-09-08 23:37

I'm still trying to figure out if I should see this movie. I guess it's worth a try.

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