Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 45%
TMDB Rating 5.5
IMDB Rating 5.8
RottenTomatoes Rating 43%

Financials

Revenue: $1,353,868

Budget: $12,500,000

Profit: - $-11,146,132


Movie Details

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Status: Released

Average Rating: 6

Release Date: Sep 14, 2012

Rating: R

Run Time: 1h 47m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Lee Daniels Entertainment , Nu Image , Benaroya Pictures , Millennium Films


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Synopsis

As investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story with the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent swamp-dweller Hillary Van Wetter was framed for the murder of a corrupt local sheriff.


Main Cast

Zac Efron

Zac Efron

Jack Jansen

Age : 31 | Popularity : 49%

Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey

Ward Jansen

Age : 49 | Popularity : 44%

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman

Charlotte Bless

Age : 52 | Popularity : 40%

David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo

Yardley Acheman

Age : 43 | Popularity : 13%

John Cusack

John Cusack

Hillary Van Wetter

Age : 53 | Popularity : 27%

Macy Gray

Macy Gray

Anita / Narrator

Age : 51 | Popularity : 3%

Scott Glenn

Scott Glenn

W.W. Jansen

Age : 78 | Popularity : 24%

Nealla Gordon

Nealla Gordon

Ellen Guthrie

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%


Crew

Department Role Name
Directing Director
Lee Daniels
Lee Daniels
Script Supervisor
Amy Sanderson
Amy Sanderson
Writing Screenplay
Lee Daniels
Lee Daniels
Peter Dexter
Peter Dexter
Novel
Peter Dexter
Peter Dexter
Sound Original Music Composer
Mario Grigorov
Mario Grigorov
ADR Editor
Brian Bowles
Brian Bowles
ADR Mixer
Bobby Johanson
Bobby Johanson
ADR Recordist
Michael Rivera
Michael Rivera
Boom Operator
Randy Pease
Randy Pease
Michael Piotrowski
Michael Piotrowski
Dialogue Editor
Brian Bowles
Brian Bowles
Foley Artist
Jay Peck
Jay Peck
Foley Editor
Matthew Haasch
Matthew Haasch
Foley Recordist
Ryan Collison
Ryan Collison
Sound Effects Editor
Dave Paterson
Dave Paterson
Glenfield Payne
Glenfield Payne
Sound Mixer
Jay Meagher
Jay Meagher
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Robert Fernandez
Robert Fernandez
Robert Hein
Robert Hein
Camera Director of Photography
Roberto Schaefer
Roberto Schaefer
Additional Photography
Peter Gulla
Peter Gulla
Aerial Camera
Francis James
Francis James
Camera Operator
Jerry M. Jacob
Jerry M. Jacob
Adam Ward
Adam Ward
Dolly Grip
Joe Cassano
Joe Cassano
Wayne Sharp
Wayne Sharp
Epk Camera Operator
Aaron C. Walker
Aaron C. Walker
First Assistant Camera
Alan Keffer
Alan Keffer
Channing Brenholtz
Channing Brenholtz
Grip
R. Scott Lebell
R. Scott Lebell
Kiya Maggio
Kiya Maggio
Harvey Bryson
Harvey Bryson
Michael Trejo
Michael Trejo
Ben Wachsmann
Ben Wachsmann
Key Grip
Nick Leon
Nick Leon
Second Assistant Camera
Austin Alward
Austin Alward
Troy Anderson
Troy Anderson
Still Photographer
Anne Marie Fox
Anne Marie Fox
Editing Editor
Joe Klotz
Joe Klotz
Art Production Design
Daniel T. Dorrance
Daniel T. Dorrance
Art Direction
Wright McFarland
Wright McFarland
Set Decoration
Tim Cohn
Tim Cohn
Art Department Coordinator
Marisa Creed
Marisa Creed
Assistant Property Master
Jaime Fernandez
Jaime Fernandez
Assistant Set Decoration
Chad Harris
Chad Harris
Construction Coordinator
John Blanchard
John Blanchard
Greensman
Carl Mastio
Carl Mastio
Scott C. Bivona
Scott C. Bivona
Leadman
Pat A. O'Connor
Pat A. O'Connor
Painter
Thomas Grehan
Thomas Grehan
Property Master
Andrew Wert
Andrew Wert
Sculptor
Anthony J. Henderson
Anthony J. Henderson
Set Dresser
David Dorretto
David Dorretto
Remmert H. Laan
Remmert H. Laan
Patrick Roig
Patrick Roig
Todd Tracy
Todd Tracy
Bill Walters
Bill Walters
Chris Whittaker
Chris Whittaker
Niko Zahlten
Niko Zahlten
Standby Painter
Robert Wilson Jr.
Robert Wilson Jr.
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Caroline Eselin Shaefer
Caroline Eselin Shaefer
Assistant Hairstylist
David Blair
David Blair
Hair Department Head
Candace Neal
Candace Neal
Hairstylist
Lawrnell Bell-Rattler
Lawrnell Bell-Rattler
Jacqueline Noel
Jacqueline Noel
Sherri Hamilton
Sherri Hamilton
Key Makeup Artist
Kimberly Amacker
Kimberly Amacker
Makeup Artist
Karri Farris
Karri Farris
Jack Lazzaro
Jack Lazzaro
Paige Reeves
Paige Reeves
Makeup Department Head
Robin Mathews
Robin Mathews
Costume Assistant
Darren Manzari
Darren Manzari
Costume Supervisor
Andree Fortier
Andree Fortier
Key Costumer
Susan Thomas
Susan Thomas
Seamstress
Colette Delacroix
Colette Delacroix
Set Costumer
Caryn Frankenfield
Caryn Frankenfield
Production Casting
Leah Daniels Butler
Leah Daniels Butler
Billy Hopkins
Billy Hopkins
Producer
Hilary Shor
Hilary Shor
Lee Daniels
Lee Daniels
Avi Lerner
Avi Lerner
Ed Cathell III
Ed Cathell III
Cassian Elwes
Cassian Elwes
Executive Producer
Danny Dimbort
Danny Dimbort
Trevor Short
Trevor Short
John Thompson
John Thompson
Boaz Davidson
Boaz Davidson
Mark Gill
Mark Gill
Jan de Bont
Jan de Bont
Art Department Production Assistant
Shannon de Vergnette
Shannon de Vergnette
Casting Associate
Kacee Devoe
Kacee Devoe
Extras Casting Assistant
Ericka Bonilla
Ericka Bonilla
Accountant
Becky Emerson
Becky Emerson
Annie Domingo
Annie Domingo
Christine J. Forgo
Christine J. Forgo
Gustavo Santana
Gustavo Santana
Imelda Santiago
Imelda Santiago
Patricia Stanley
Patricia Stanley
Ray Tamayo
Ray Tamayo
Julie Weisel
Julie Weisel
Assistant Production Coordinator
Sofia Hujabre
Sofia Hujabre
Payroll Accountant
Maureen O'Reilly
Maureen O'Reilly
Post Production Accountant
Mark Micucci
Mark Micucci
Production Accountant
Amy Agzarian
Amy Agzarian
Production Assistant
Johnny Eastlund
Johnny Eastlund
Darren Manzari
Darren Manzari
Shannon O'Donnell
Shannon O'Donnell
Bella Thompson
Bella Thompson
Moira Glace
Moira Glace
Production Coordinator
Zoila Gomez
Zoila Gomez
Production Secretary
Gavin Atilano
Gavin Atilano
Lighting Best Boy Electric
Mark Mims
Mark Mims
Electrician
Mark A. Davis
Mark A. Davis
Darius Lindsey
Darius Lindsey
Scott Morrison
Scott Morrison
Josh Oliver
Josh Oliver
Mike 'Chewie' Pappas
Mike 'Chewie' Pappas
Kevin Marigny
Kevin Marigny
Gaffer
Mike McLaughlin
Mike McLaughlin
Lighting Technician
Oren Jones
Oren Jones
Crew Generator Operator
Eric Hitt
Eric Hitt
Compositor
Richard Nagy
Richard Nagy
Gabriella Korán
Gabriella Korán
Mária Czeglédi
Mária Czeglédi
Róbert Illés
Róbert Illés
Mitchell Baxter
Mitchell Baxter
Caylin Colson
Caylin Colson
Nathan Grubbs
Nathan Grubbs
Errol Hanse
Errol Hanse
Esteban Olide
Esteban Olide
Patrick Schultz
Patrick Schultz
William Tatum III
William Tatum III
Anton Tsolov
Anton Tsolov
Michael Walker
Michael Walker
Richard Aponte
Richard Aponte
Visual Effects Editor
Emily Perla
Emily Perla
Dee Anne Phillips
Dee Anne Phillips
Aerial Coordinator
Cliff Fleming
Cliff Fleming
Animal Wrangler
Jason Frannino
Jason Frannino
Clearances Consultant
Stephen Winter
Stephen Winter
Clearances Coordinator
Ashley Kravitz
Ashley Kravitz
Dialect Coach
Thom Jones
Thom Jones
Pilot
Cory Fleming
Cory Fleming
Set Medic
Holly O'Quin
Holly O'Quin
Set Production Assistant
Gregory S. Carr
Gregory S. Carr
Angel De La Vina
Angel De La Vina
Chris Gugisberg
Chris Gugisberg
Ashley Gwen Patrick
Ashley Gwen Patrick
Sonia V. Torres
Sonia V. Torres
Unit Publicist
Cid Swank
Cid Swank
Visual Effects Animation
Aaron Askew
Aaron Askew
Dwight Carter
Dwight Carter
Peter Cromwell
Peter Cromwell
Joshua Garza
Joshua Garza
Kaleb Prichard
Kaleb Prichard
Kyoung Kay Park
Kyoung Kay Park
Visual Effects Coordinator
Kevin Langley
Kevin Langley
Joey Scarpinatto
Joey Scarpinatto
Matthew S. Jennings
Matthew S. Jennings
Visual Effects Producer
Robert Lovy
Robert Lovy
David Van Woert
David Van Woert
Scott Coulter
Scott Coulter
Visual Effects Supervisor
Peter Berky
Peter Berky
Zoltán Benyó
Zoltán Benyó
Dusty Emerson
Dusty Emerson
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