Upon discovering a den of corrupt policemen, a fresh-faced journalist makes a shaky allies in a jaded reporter and investigator for a powerful district attorney.




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Josh Pollack, a naive and ambitious reporter, is convinced the F.R.A.T., an elite force within the Edison Police Department, is corrupted. Working on a homicide case, he begins to unearth evidence which suggests that the entire justice system is willingly turning a blind eye to the abuses of the this force. When his life and that of his girlfriend are threatened from his research, he join forces with his editor, a once-famous reporter, and a renown private detective to bring down the F.R.A.T. and every one behind it. Written by Ploy P.

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Corruption, Righteousness, Lawless, In this city, only the cops are above the law.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language, and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 November 2005 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Edison Force  »

Box Office


$25,150,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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Originally set for a US theatrical release in 2005, the film was pushed back after poor test screenings. Ultimately the film was release direct-to-DVD in the domestic market after remaining unreleased during a sustained time of uncertainty. See more »


When Lazerov kills the drug dealer in the opening scene, he doesn't even use the revolver they plant as the murder weapon to kill him, he uses his police issued 9mm. an unfired gun with a different type bullet would obviously reveal foul play. See more »


[first lines]
Deed: You're a big venue now. Global commerce, sports franchises, chit chat cafés. But you don't get it, because you don't see it. Life is not what you think it is. Because of guys like us, you can go on thinking it, 'til reality sets in. Reality's a motherfucker.
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Whatever Makes You Feel Good
Written and Produced by Marcus Brown & Adam Schiff @ Machine Head
Mixed by Marcus Brown
Published by Brevity Music, Inc. (BMI)
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strong at the beginning, weak at the end
3 December 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Edison starts out as a good,solid action thriller. The story builds up pretty nice, even Justin Timberlake surprises with his acting. But as the movie move's on it turns into a normal average action flick, flamethrowers included. A pity when you consider the star packed cast(Kevin spacey, Morgan freeman, ll cool j). The violence is hard and real, especially when the journalist and his girlfriend are being beat up. But turns overdone at the end of the movie, with big shootouts and trunks full of army stock. overall i've came to this conclusion, Edison: an average movie that could be so much more.... i give it 5 out of 10.... m.w.

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