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Pride and Glory (2008)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  24 October 2008 (USA)
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A family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. For Ray, the truth is revelatory, a Pandora's Box that threatens to upend not only the Tierney legacy but the entire NYPD.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ruben Santiago
Eddie Carbone
Megan Egan
Eladio Casado
Carlos Bragon (as Maximiliano Hernandez)


A family of police officers - patriarch, two sons, and a son-in-law - deals with corruption in a precinct in Washington Heights. Four officers die in an ambush at a drug dealer's apartment. It's brother Francis's precinct, so when the investigation led by brother Ray finds hints of police corruption, there's pressure to close ranks and save Frankie's career. Dad, a police brass, promises Ray that he and Frankie can clean things up, and Ray should focus on catching the drug dealer who killed the cops. Meanwhile, brother-in-law Jimmy, a hothead and an enforcer, is visited at home by a lowlife. Is Jimmy involved in the corruption? Where can this take the family? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Truth. Honor. Loyalty. Family. What are you willing to sacrifice? See more »


Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

24 October 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Pride & Glory  »

Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,262,396 (USA) (24 October 2008)


$15,709,385 (USA) (5 December 2008)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The film was made way back in 2006 and left on the shelf at New Line, destined not to see the light of day until Warner Bros picked up New Line's content. See more »


In the scene where Ray is staking out the junkie informant in the Santa hat to find Tezo, when he he jumps out of the car and starts running, he has an empty, unsnapped and flapping holster on his left hip (rear view) but is not carrying a weapon in his hand. When we next see him, he has the holster on his right hip, gun in it and snapped closed. He then un-holsters his weapon from that left hip holster when he readies to enter the building. See more »


Carlos Bragon: I'm writing a story. Hero detective captures cop killer.
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Crazy Credits

In memory of ERIC HERNANDEZ See more »


References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »


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User Reviews

Family of cops & a whole load of blood; Enjoyable
6 December 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Films revolving around a family of policemen are nothing new. Pride & Glory, starring Norton & Farrell, isn't anything revolutionary in the genre but takes a generally strong storyline and adds some good acting.

Story revolves around a group of cops (led by Farrell) up to their necks in trouble after their corrupt scams have backfired on them, and to cover their backs they need to tread deeper into the mire. On the other hand is Norton (Farrell's brother-in-law) who slowly discovers what's going on, and it all goes helter-skelter.

In many ways in these films they can get a little clichéd and melodramatic, but this film seems conscious of that fact, and in general has strayed away from what it could have been. Nevertheless, its nothing special but still interesting. The main interest is the family politics and dynamics and that should keep your interest with the generally good acting. An enjoyable movie.

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