Mark Wahlberg plays Billy Taggert, who is an ex-cop turned gumshoe. The mayor is Hostetler, played by Russell Crowe and he does Taggart so wrong.
Taggart then seeks to avenge himself.
Crowe, Wahlberg and Zeta-Jones do a solid acting job. Otherwise, p----assssssssssss.
Billy: Did you think I wouldn't ask you any questions?
Billy: How do you know I'm from Brooklyn?
Billy: I did my job.
Billy: I work sanitation.
Billy: I'm getting pictures.
Carl: ...he's not talking. He's scared.
Cathleen Hostetler: I say, there's never a wrong time to stand up to the bullies. Even if they're powerful bullies. Especially, if they're powerful bullies.
Mayor Hostetler: Hey Billy, welcome back.
Mayor Hostetler: No, I didn't. I read The Post, like the rest of New York.
Mayor Hostetler: Perhaps, that's why the people keep electing me, Billy.
Directed by: Allen Hughes
Produced by: Randall Emmett, George Furla, Allen Hughes, Stephen Levinson, Teddy Schwarzman and Mark Wahlberg
Written by: Brian Tucker
Starring: Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Mark Wahlberg
Taglines: Proof Can Be a Powerful Weapon.
Time: 109 minutes
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