R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
In the book, the names of the brothers were Kenan and Peter Khoury, and were of Lebanese descent. The names were changed in the movie to match the more American characters, to Kenny and Peter Kristo.
You need some help, man.
Matt Scudder: Oh, God.
Danny Ortiz: I don't care. You want to mess up your own shit - but you're going to mess up mine, too. I need to know you got my back. Not that you're going to come falling through the door behind me...
Matt Scudder: Don't worry your pretty ...
They keep referring to Laura Birn's character as Leila Andresen and in the credits she is listed as Leila Alvarez.
UK theatrical version was cut by the distributor to secure a "15" rating (a scene of sexual threat (including an aggressive use of the word 'cunt')). This version was also released on DVD/Blu-ray.
English, Spanish, Urdu, Russian
$12,758,780 (USA) (19 September 2014)
$26,307,600 (USA) (23 October 2014)