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?
Ricochet (1991) is the first of two movies to feature Denzel Washington and John Lithgow, the next one is The Pelican Brief
(1993), that time around, Lithgow isn't a villain. See more
There are various times throughout the film that Blake's fogged eye becomes clear. See more
I guess a Beretta in the butt beats a butterfly in a boot, huh?
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