Edge of Darkness

Synopsis: Thomas Craven is a detective who has spent years working the streets of Boston. When his own daughter is killed outside his own home, Craven soon realizes that her death is only one piece of an intriguing puzzle filled with corruption and conspiracy, and it falls to him to discover who is behind the crime.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Director(s): Martin Campbell
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
117 min

Come on, Daddy!

Let's go play on the beach.

Just going to take my

shoes off, okay?

Yeah, it's cold, huh?

It's going to be

a big castle.

Let me know if you

strike oil, okay?

- Hi.

- Hi, how are you?

I've been waiting

here forever.

Oh, Dad.

The train was on time,

you're always early.

- Are you starting already?

- Why? You cant take it?

Come on, lets go home.

You alright, honey?

You know there's things

you can tell me.

Im not as bad at

communication and...

so on and so forth as

you might think.

I've lived in the world.

I'm not pregnant.

No. No, I wasn't

saying that.

Yeah you were.

Are you seeing someone?

Yeah, I am.

Someone with a name?

- Nah, you wouldn't like him.

- How do you know that?

How do you know

I wouldn't like him?

I wish you had someone.

Who says I dont have a honey

stashed away somewhere?

You're my girl.

Yeah, well, I'm not really

sure how to cook it.

You finally got a vegetable and

I dont know if I can eat it.

You alright? You've been

to the doctor, right?

When was the last

time you went?

- I have a physical every year.

- That's right. They make you.

Careful. So how did you

get time off from work?

You dont even know

what I do.

Of course I know

what you do.

Dad. I'm a glorified intern.

I can get off when I want.

I wanted to come home.

I'm glad you did.

Maybe you'll tell me

what's bothering you.

I'm just tired, you know.

I think I got a bug.

Yeah? Want to lay down?

Go upstairs, lay down.

I got your room all

ready for you.

I know you do, Dad.

Ginger-ale. That will settle

your stomach. I'll get some.

I always keep some

ginger-ale on hand.

Honey, honey.

You alright?

- Dad...

- Yeah?

Oh my god I have to

go to a doctor!

Dad, I got to tell you something

I should have told you!

I got you.


Oh Jesus!

You're my girl.

I... I know...

Through this

holy anointment...

love and mercy...

with... with the grace...

may the... may the...

About five nine, five ten.

Thinks he was white from

what he could see through

the eyes of the ski mask.

Yelled out one word, "Craven",

and then he fired.

Jesus Christ.

Then he ran.

Didn't pursue.

You want some water or

coffee or something?

You want something


I know somewhere in there

is a bottle of Crown Royal

with dust all over it.

You're going to put the first

foot forward, Tommy,

I dont care if its now.

I'll sit with you, okay?

Get out.

Get out of here.

He's not a basket

case. Get out.

- Somebody make some coffee.

- I want a glass of ginger ale.

Get him a ginger ale.

We'll get him, Tommy.

You know how we

react to thing like this.

Officer involved.

"Office involved". We ought to

do that for everybody, right?

"Officer involved". Who the f*ck

do you think you are?

If you want to get philosophical,

I'll get philosophical.

- Want to get cleaned up?

- No, I'm alright.

I want you to come stay

with Carol and me.


- You can't stay here.

- It's where I live.

- If you won't come with me...

- Just tell everybody to just

get out of here, just finish

what they got to do and go.

This is someone armed

and dangerous...

What do you think I am?

Can everybody get out?

I'd like them to go,

can they just go finish

what they do and go?

Get out.

Get out!

Craven's phone. Hello?

Are you alright?

Dad, are you alright?

Yeah, I'm fine.

Whose my little girl?


Whose one of

those sweethearts?


...shooting last night, the

daughter of a Boston

Police Detective leads our

news. Emma Craven, 24,

an MIT graduate, was killed

in front of her home in

Roslindale by a man thought

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William Monahan

William J. Monahan (born November 3, 1960) is an American screenwriter and novelist. His second produced screenplay was The Departed, a film that earned him a Writers Guild of America Award and Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. more…

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