The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in Texas for killing his three children after scientific evidence and expert testimony that bolstered his claims of innocence were suppressed.
Set after the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has high-level connections in politics, finance and the police force. Liam's drive for redemption sees him caught up in a web of conspiracy, crime, and corruption.
For once I have to agree with most of the reviews on here, The Corrupted isn't a bad movie but it isn't a movie I would watch again. Based on true events, that's how it starts, and for that alone I already have my doubts as I'm pretty sure most of the things didn't happen for real. But that aside it's a movie with plenty of action, enough to never get bored. The acting was also good, even though I wouldn't have taken Timothy Spall as the crime boss. He's a good actor but let's be honest he wouldn't scare my grandmother if he tried. The story is entertaining but far from flawless, I wouldn't know anybody that would leave a bag with millions of cash. It's one of those small details that makes The Corrupted not a great movie.
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