Starring: Chadwick Boseman, J. K. Simmons, Sienna Miller, Taylor Kitsch, Steven James, Keith David, Stephan James, Christian Isaiah, Morocco Omari, Jamie Neumann
Action thriller directed by Brian Kirk. The story follows disgraced NYPD detective Andre Davis (Chadwick Boseman), who is given a shot at redemption. Thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, he begins to uncover a massive conspiracy that links his fellow cops to a criminal empire and must decide who he is hunting and who is actually hunting him. During the manhunt, Manhattan is completely locked down for the first time in its history, no exit or entry to the island including all 21 bridges.
Priest: If you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. He carries out wrath on the wrongful.
[Andre remembers attending his father’s funeral as a child]
Priest: Your father diPriest:ed protecting this city. He taught you to follow your conscience in an often cruel world.
Andre Davis: What happened?
Police Chief: Worst day in eighteen years.
Andre Davis: How many cops?
Police Chief: Eight.
Andre Davis: Why were they here?
Police Chief: They responded to a robbery.
Police Chief: I refuse to allow these families to be traumatized with trials and appeals and parole hearings. I’m asking you to protect them from that.
Andre Davis: I understand.
Andre Davis: If you were going to rob six hundred and sixty pounds of coke, do you drive a BMW two door to the job? Would you bring just one other guy with you? Would you only take fifty kils. So it’s either dumb luck, or a set up.
[going through the crime scene]
Andre Davis: Automatic weapons. Two shooters. They have training.
Police Captain: How old were you when your father’s captain came? I asked for you for a reason.
Andre Davis: I will find them.
Shooter #1: Did we just kill cops? We need to run.
Shooter #2: We got to move fast. The car’s not ours, the plates are stolen.
Andre Davis: If we don’t catch these guys in the next three to four hours, they vanish.
Andre Davis: Everything about these guys has been confident so far.
Antoine Mott: How are you going to do this?
Andre Davis: Close the island.
Brad Koles: What island?
Andre Davis: Manhattan.
Andre Davis: We got twenty-one bridges in and out of Manhattan. Shut them down. Three rivers. Close them. Four tunnels. Block them. Stop every train and loop the subways. Then we flood the island with blue.
Brad Koles: Beautiful. What could go wrong? We got a new trigger.
Andre Davis: You better have perfect diction calling me a trigger.
Andre Davis: There has to not be a version of this where these two aren’t found.
Shooter #1: None of this makes sense. The bid was for thirty kils, we walked into three hundred.
Crime Boss: They’ll have to open Manhattan by morning. Eight dead policemen is one thing, but the stock market losing billions of dollars is quite another.
Shooter #1: The cops were there for more than us.
Shooter #1: This whole thing is filthy. You know how mean you got to be to move three hundred kilos of cocaine?
Detective: Something’s going on here.
Andre Davis: I just need the truth, that’s all.
Detective: [to Andre] They told me you were fearless. The guy who kills cop killers. Sees his dad in every cop who dies.
[pointing their guns at each other]
Andre Davis: You’re not going to escape this island.
Shooter #1: You’re the only cop tonight who speaks first and shoots second.
Andre Davis: I will find out why tonight happened.
Andre Davis: This was a set up.
Police Chief: Call it what you want.
Andre Davis: I just did.
Police Chief: If you go down this road, you’ll be looking over your shoulder for the rest of your life.
Andre Davis: I’d rather look the devil in the eye.
Police Chief: [to Andre] These cops live in a city that actively dislikes them. A city they still protect with their lives. You do down this road, you’re on your own.
Andre Davis: Cops or criminals, if you had blood on your hands, I will find you.
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