Broken City

Synopsis: In New York City, detective Billy Taggart goes to court for the murder of the rapist Mikey Tavarez, but the Mayor Nicholas Hostetler and the Chief of Police Carl Fairbanks vanish with important evidence and Billy is declared not guilty by the judge; however, he leaves the police department. Seven years later, Billy is a private detective and lives with his girlfriend Natalie Barrow, who is an aspiring actress and the sister of Mikey's victim. His secretary Katy Bradshaw (Alona Tal) is trying to collect part of the debts to save their business. In the week of the elections, Hostetler summons Billy and offers $25,000 to investigate his wife, Cathleen Hostetler, whom he believes is having a love affair. Billy discovers that Cathleen is meeting Paul Andrews, who is the coordinator of the campaign of Jack Valliant, the opponent of Hostetler and favorite in the election. When Paul is found dead on the street, Billy finds that he had been double-crossed by Hostetler and he decides to investig
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Allen Hughes
Production: 20th Century Fox
Rotten Tomatoes:
109 min

- What do we want?

- Justice / i

- When we want?

- Now! / I

- What do we want?

- Justice / i

- When we want?

- Now! / I

- What do we want?

- Justice / i

- When we want?

- Now! / I

- What do we want?

- Justice / i

- When we want?

- Now! / I

- What do we want?

- Justice / i

- When we want?

- Now! / I

Your Honor, is murder. Same

when committed by police.

Detective William James Taggart, swore

protect and serve the people New York.

He broke his oath.

The State show that there are reasons

to judge by the

Mikey Tavares murder.

Thank you, Your Honor.

- Mr. Davies.

- Your Honor,

is not murder when the

else shoots well.

Nor is when the other

person has a gun.

- What are you drinking, sir?

- Nothing, sir.

Esfalecendo Civilization.

You know, many men in this city

have difficulty trusting

and respect a man like you.

I'm not one of them.

His boss, the commissioner

police, is an idiot.

I've come to talk about

Taggart is the case, sir.

What's to discuss? They have nothing.

If you wish, sir.

There are approximately 10000 people

promenade in court

I did not think it was murder.

I'm just being practical.

A murderer and rapist

unless the street.

Mikey was acquitted of the charges, sir.

It was approved by a technical error.

We both know that he

Barea raped and killed Yesenia.

The law sees it differently, sir.

It's always fun boss?

Billy Taggart considered a hero.

And I like to pose for

photos beside the heroes.

I like to win this title

without much effort.

Witnesses appeared this morning, sir.

You have two minutes before

the court's decision.

He appeared with evidence.

- Where is he?

- Temporarily relocated.

- Witness?

- A child.

It is not illegal?

Your mother is here legally?

We've got to find what you want.

All I want is justice, sir.

Well, no one understands.

What do you, boss?

I want the best for this city.

According to the Court, the State

now, why the shots

was a homicide and not in self-defense.

Therefore, the defendant does not

be responsible for these acts.

He is free. Closed session.

Detective, sorry to interrupt.

The boss wants to see Fairbanks.

There's our man!

- How are you?

- Mayor.

- Hey, boss.

- Sit down, detective.

- What is it?

- Sit.

Do not call your boss.

We are designing poly

good and evil and won.

- What does he want, I wonder?

- No!

I just want to be with you.

I want to say I'm proud.

Done a great service in the city.

You, in my opinion, is a hero.

Thank you.

There is one thing:

Looks like someone with evidence

You are wanting to appear.

We'll be screwed.

Is it still necessary

still unknown.

- So?

- That's it, detective.

Yesenia Barea was 16, boss.

Tavares was acquitted.

- They were wrong!

- Then,

- Decided to do what he thought was right?

- I'm not the villain, boss!

- Mayor!

- Tell yourself.

I think some fights we face,

other, thin leaves.

- Mayor!

- It is not about fighting.

I have a good memory, son.

If you change your phone number,

do not forget to call my office.

Seven years later

Hey? What the hell are you doing there?

- Hey, what the hell's going on there?

- Nothing, calm.

- What?

- This guy tried to attack me.

Stop! Enough! To please no!

Where's my camera?

They can look at me a second, please?

Thank you.

Son of a b*tch!

As before.

Nobody admits that something happened.

It never happened.

He trusted me.

My God, my love, again?

All right.

- When did you leave, Billy?

- What?

Back home in search

a bag of ground beef.

- I thought you liked.

- I'm a vegetarian.

Well, you have to consume

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Brian E. Tucker is a seismologist specializing in disaster prevention. He is also the founder of GeoHazards International (GHI), a non-profit dedicated to ending preventable death and suffering caused by natural disasters in the world’s most vulnerable communities. more…

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