2002: Ray Kasten (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Jess Cooper (Julia Roberts) are two investigations in a private police unit led by the DA. When they receive an anonymous tip about a girl raped and killed, they rush to the scene. Ray realizes it is Jess' daughter and the team falls apart due to the grief. In 2015, Ray comes back to LA, and says that after 13 years, he has found a lead and convinces the DA to reopen the case. They find clues and leads unknown to them, and secrets from the past come to light as they start discovering the real, chilling truth. Meanwhile, Jess, unsatisfied with the law, decides to take matters into her own hands and track down the killer, no matter what lengths she has to go to.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving disturbing violent content, language and some sexual references
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Did You Know?
This is the first collaboration between the two actresses Julia Roberts
and Nicole Kidman
. Both actresses have been working since the 1980's, both won their Academy Award in the early 00's, and both have been among the highest paid actresses in the movie industry. According to the director 'Billy Ray' there was a healthy working relationship between the two; "There was enormous respect, great camaraderie, and, in my opinion - I don't know if either of them would ever admit to it - there was a very healthy, kind of athletic level of competitiveness. They both had such regard for each other and they both wanted to do their best because the other was in the movie." See more
In the shot including the Dodger's field and the LA skyline, which is set in 2002, the Ritz Carlton at LA Live can be seen. That hotel was not built until 2010. See more
Justice... I owe my daughter that.
Remake of The Secret in Their Eyes
Performed by Maty Noyes
Written by Maty Noyes & Stephan Moccio See more