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New York radio host Erica Bain (Jodie Foster) has a life that she loves and a fiancé she adores. All of it is taken from her when a brutal attack leaves Erica badly wounded and her fiancé dead. Unable to move past the tragedy, Erica begins prowling the city streets at night to track down the men she holds responsible. Her dark pursuit of justice catches the public’s attention, and the city is riveted by her anonymous exploits. But with the NYPD desperate to find the culprit and a dogged police detective (Terrence Howard) hot on her trail, she must decide whether her quest for revenge is truly the right path, or if she is becoming the very thing she is trying to stop.

  • Release date:September 14, 2007

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Jodie Foster Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama 2007 Nominee

Cast

Jodie Foster
as Erica Bain
Terrence Howard
as Detective Sean Mercer
Nicky Katt
as Detective Vitale
Naveen Andrews
as David Kirmani
Mary Steenburgen
as Carol
Ene Oloja
as Josai
Luis Da Silva, Jr.
as Lee
Blake Foster
as Cash
Rafael Sardina
as Reed
Jane Adams
as Nicole
Zoe Kravitz
as Chloe
John Magaro
as Ethan
Victor Colicchio
as Cutler
Jermel Howard
as Thug on Subway
Dennis White
as Thug on Subway
Julia Garro
as Shauna Nelson
Brian Delate
as Detective Pitney
Lenny Venito
as Mortell
Carmen Ejogo
as Jackie
Dana Eskelson
as Sketch Artist
Angel Sing
as Gun Dealer
Yolande Bavan
as David's Mother
Ivo Velon
as James
Tina Sloan
as Stationary Saleswoman
Jaime Tirelli
as Pawn Shop Guy
Larry Fessenden
as Sandy Combs
Nguyen Anh Hoa
as Ida Combs
Brian Tarantina
as Gun Store Clerk
Hope Adams
as Press Conference Reporter
Joseph Melendez
as Press Conference Reporter
Ted Neustadt
as Press Conference Reporter
Brett Berg
as Ethan's Friend
Lisa Joyce
as CPA Worker
David Naizir
as Guy Outside Subway Station
Tashya Valdevit
as Erica's Nurse
Lai-Si Fernandez
as Shauna's Friend
Moises Acevedo
as Reed's Runner
Jack Caruso
as Subway Detective
Leif Riddell
as Subway Reporter
DeShaun Stallworth
as Subway Reporter
Michael J. Burg
as Elevator Man
Creighton James
as Elevator Man
Barbara Gayle
as Elevator Woman
Anna Margaret Hollyman
as Elevator Woman
Lily Mercer
as Elevator Woman
Musto Pelinkovicci
as Russian Cab Driver
Dean Meminger
as NY1 Reporter
Cheryl Wills
as NY1 TV Anchor

Crew

Neil Jordan
Director
Susan Downey
Producer
Joel Silver
Producer
Neil Jordan
Screenwriter
Bruce A. Taylor
Screen Story
Bruce A. Taylor
Screenwriter
Roderick Taylor
Screen Story
Roderick Taylor
Screenwriter
Cynthia Mort
Screenwriter
Philippe Rousselot
Cinematographer
Dario Marianelli
Composer (Music Score)
Tony Lawson
Editor
Kristi Zea
Production Designer
Robert Guerra
Art Director
David Gambino
Co-producer
Aaron Auch
Associate Producer
Dana Goldberg
Executive Producer
Jodie Foster
Executive Producer
Bruce Berman
Executive Producer
Herbert W. Gains
Executive Producer
Catherine Marie Thomas
Costume Designer
Lydia Marks
Set Decorator
Philip Stockton
Sound/Sound Designer
Tom Nelson
Sound/Sound Designer
Richard Patrick
First Assistant Director
Neal Norton
Camera Operator
Michael Rufino
Stunts
John Cenatiempo
Stunts
Jared Burke
Stunts
Jill Brown
Stunts
Jill Stokesberry
Stunts
Bob Colletti
Stunts
Blaise Corrigan
Stunts
Jeffrey Lee Gibson
Stunts
Vince Cupone
Stunts
Wayne Cerullo
Stunts
Roy Farfel
Stunts
Chrissy Weathersby
Stunts
Chick Bernhardt
Stunts
Bobby Beckles
Stunts
Peter Epstein
Stunts
David Lomax
Stunts
Darren Cerullo
Stunts
Douglas Crosby
Stunts
Chris Jennings
Sound Mixer
Nick Banes
Sound Mixer
Laura Rosenthal
Casting
Jason Stasium
Sound Mixer
Nick Wollage
Sound Mixer
Noreen Donohoe
Post Production Coordinator
Patty Lamagna
Personal Assistant
Peter Clores
Transportation Captain
Peter Marshark
Craft Service/Catering
Philip Stockton
Supervising Sound Editor
Ray Quinlan
Unit Production Manager
Rebecca Chernoff
Personal Assistant
Richard Friedlander
Visual Effects Producer
Rico Alston
Video Assist
Michael Saccio
Properties Master
Mickey Carlton
Assistant Costume Designer
Nathaniel Posey
Producer's Assistant
Neal Norton
Steadicam Operator
Nick Banes
Recording
Marion Kolsby
Assistant Art Director
Mary Cybulski
Script Supervisor
Jerry Decarlo
Hair Styles
Jason Stasium
Recording
Ian Blume
Assistant Editor
Jacqueline Koppell
Producer's Assistant
John Velez
Chief Lighting Technician
Joseph Aspromonti
Second Second Assistant Director
Josephine Shokrian
Art Department Assistant
Kalina Ivanov
Storyboard Artist
Kelly Gleason
Department Head Makeup
Kyra Panchenko
Makeup
Lara Khajetoorians
Producer's Assistant
Laura Downing
Costumes Supervisor
Tom Fleischman
Re-Recording Mixer
Tommy Louie
Boom Operator
William Patsos
Key Grip
Yvan Lucas
Color Timing
Nick Wollage
Recording
Rocco Proscia
Best Boy Grip
Rori Bergman
Casting Assistant
Sara Flamm
Production Supervisor
Sim Bajaj
Producer's Assistant
Sonny Ritscher
Production Accountant
Steve McAuliff
Animal Trainer/Wrangler
Steven Visscher
Foley Editor
Benjamin Wallfisch
Conductor
Glenn Allen
Visual Effects Producer
Herbert W. Gains
Unit Production Manager
Alexa Zimmerman
Assistant Sound Editor
Darrin Smith
Assistant Chief Lighting Technician
David Dreishpoon
Craft Service/Catering
Ed Nessen
Second Assistant Camera
Edward Pisoni
Assistant Art Director
Eric Lewin
Set Dresser
Frances Fiore
Unit Publicist
Frances Mathias
Hair Styles
Frank Graziadei
Boom Operator
Allan Zaleski
Sound Effects Editor
Gina Alfono
ADR Editor
Gus Papadopoulos
Assistant Properties
Brian Mannain
Set Dresser
Abbot Genser
Still Photographer
Charlie Simunek
Special Effects Foreman
Sarah Meyer
Producer's Assistant
Darrell K. Keister
Assistant Art Director
Ali Farrell
Casting Associate
Al Cerullo
Pilot
Chris Fielder
Assistant Sound Editor
Chris Jennings
Recording
Eric J. Robertson
Visual Effects Supervisor
Paul A. Levin
Post Production Supervisor
Christina Bryant
Producer's Assistant
Christine Sheridan
Assistant to the Director
Daniel Salk
Video Assist
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