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A police detective reconnects with people from an undercover assignment in her distant past in order to make peace.

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Karyn Kusama

Writers:

Phil Hay (screenplay), Matt Manfredi (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicole Kidman ... Erin Bell
Toby Kebbell ... Silas
Tatiana Maslany ... Petra
Sebastian Stan ... Chris
Scoot McNairy ... Ethan
Bradley Whitford ... DiFranco
Toby Huss ... Gil Lawson
James Jordan ... Toby
Beau Knapp ... Jay
Jade Pettyjohn ... Shelby
Shamier Anderson ... Antonio
Zach Villa ... Arturo
Natalia Cordova-Buckley ... Det. Gavras
Colby French ... Det. Kudra
Kelvin Han Yee ... Lt. Oshima
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Storyline

Destroyer follows the moral and existential odyssey of LAPD detective Erin Bell who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members and into her own history with them to finally reckon with the demons that destroyed her past. Written by Annapurna Pictures

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You Can't Run From Yourself


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Rated R for language throughout, violence, some sexual content and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Destroyer See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)
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30West,Automatik See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The film premiered at TIFF (Toronto international Film Festival) in Canada in September 2018. See more »

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Nicole Kidman is the star!!
12 September 2018 | by benjaminsolomon34See all my reviews

Nicole Kidman is an absolute beast in this movie. Her performance in Destroyer is truly enthralling, and quite frankly, the highlight of the entire picture. She submerges herself in the character both physically and emotionally. You can easily feel her pain and bleak persona. Even her joyous moments- as scarse as they are- were well interpreted by Kidman.

The movie is a fine movie, at least to me, though many don't feel that way. It is a must-see.


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