In this action thriller, Denzel Washington plays Nick Styles, the assistant district attorney of L.A. The film opens in his early days as a cop on the L.A.P.D. During a carnival, master criminal Earl Talbot Blake creates a scene after a botched drug deal. Styles and Blake confront each other, during which Blake is wounded by Styles and later sent to prison. Seven years later, Blake escapes from prison during a parole board hearing to carry out his revenge against Styles, and what follows is a violent series of events that destroys Styles' career. This sets the stage for one last bloody duel between Styles and Blake. Written by
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This is one case that's going to be settled out of court.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for strong violence and sensuality, and for language and drug content
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Did You Know?
In Australia for the film's theatrical run, newspaper ads declared that "Ricochet" passed the terror test that "Cape Fear" flunked. See more
When Styles is getting dressed in the locker room and stands up when the woman comes in the room you can clearly see that Washington is wearing a "modesty pouch". See more
Do you wanna know who's really got the power? Bring your ass to the tower.
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