The script centers on two policemen, one an old-timer (Gibson), the other his volatile younger partner (Vaughn), who find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics become the media's cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers descend into the criminal underworld to gain their just due, but instead find far more than they wanted awaiting them in the shadows.
Vince Vaughn, while working with Mel Gibson on Hacksaw Ridge, showed Gibson the screenplay for this film, and talked-up writer/director S. Craig Zahler and his vision. Gibson was responsive to the material and agreed to star immediately. See more »
After the shootout the gold, which is quite heavy, is transferred from the trunk of the sedan and thrown into back seat through the rear door of the SUV. There are four heavy bags of gold. As each is thrown into the back of the SUV, neither the car body or the rear tires move at all. See more »