The Tierney's are a family of cops, Francis Sr. The plot involves how and why the four cops were killed. Ray says he was not the shooter and refuses to say more, while Jimmy admits his crew was there then fabricates a story that Ray killed Tezo in cold blood. 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. Overcome with grief over his role in the murders and the corruption, Santiago meets privately with a reporter and confesses to the corruption but gives no names in the 31st Precinct. Ray Tierney Edward Norton comes from a family full of New York cops, including his father Jon Voight , brother Francis Noah Emmerich and bad-boy brother-in-law Jimmy Colin Farrell.
Where can this take the family? Things quickly unravel within the 31st Precinct sector. Is Jimmy involved in the corruption? 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. Four officers die in an ambush at a drug dealer's apartment. Where can this take the family? The film's development was subject to further delays until 2005. Hopes in 1999, after the completion of. Santiago then commits suicide in the reporter's car. Later, Casado arrives at Jimmy's house, pressuring Jimmy for failing to find and kill Tezo.
In February 2008, O'Connor held a screening at the headquarters of talent agency , in order to publicize that the film may need a new distributor. This may not come as a shock to veteran filmgoers: There is a culture of corruption in the department, and one character is guilty, one is innocent, and one is conflicted in his loyalties. Four officers die in an ambush at a drug dealer's apartment. We could get all postmodern-Tarantino about it and celebrate the cliches, skip the boring drawn-out dialogue scenes, and watch only the parts that are crazy and violent and ridiculous. The studio had not commented further on the delay, which angered O'Connor. Franny arrives and tells his father that the lies and corruption end now, and they will arrest their brother-in-law even if it costs Franny his career.
It drags on and on, like the only way they knew how to balance out the outrageous and violent stuff Which is virtually the only time things get consistently interesting. It turns out Ray is in the middle of a divorce, which is why he's living in his boat the East Coast cop movie equivalent of a trailer in the desert , and Norton has the presence and the knack for pathos to underplay it. Storyline: A family of police officers - patriarch, two sons, and a son-in-law - deals with corruption in a precinct in Washington Heights. Jimmy's actions soon catch Ray between duty as a police officer and loyalty to his family. Ray is walking a handcuffed Jimmy back to the liquor store when the still-agitated crowd surrounds them. Unfortunately, Pride and Glory was made in 2008, and while nobody's asking this textbook crime drama to reach for Scorsese-esque levels of greatness, most people would still ask it to not be terrible, which it is. Is Jimmy involved in the corruption? Also involved is the Tierney brother-in-law, Jimmy Egan.
Jon Voight has worked his way up and is now top brass whilst his son Francis Jr. Though Franny tells Santiago to hand over his badge, he does not take the information to his superiors for fear of losing his command. It follows the well-worn pathways of countless police dramas before it. 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. If you set this in New York, provide all the characters with strong ethnic identities, film under glowering skies, add a lot of dead bodies at the start, and have characters shout at one another, all you'd have to do is change the names and hire different actors, and you could do this all again and again.
Tezo's cousin has the crowd hold Ray while Jimmy offers himself to be beaten to death. As we know, under the Macho Code, this means that after two people who love each other end up beaten and bloody, they will somehow arrive at a catharsis. Ray reaches Tezo only to find Jimmy and his crew there first, torturing Tezo to death. And Ray's wife, Tasha , has split with him, and in the tradition of all cop wives, accuses him of neglecting his family and of, on Christmas, receiving a visit from a guy who would be the first one you would pick out of a lineup, whether you recognized him, because he looks like he has just done Something Very Bad. Steady police work helps Ray find Tezo, while elsewhere Jimmy beats Tezo's cousin and prepares to kill the cousin's baby to get the same information. Is Jimmy involved in the corruption? I want to drink by myself! If this makes it sound like Pride and Glory illustrates something broad or meaningful, then that's my fault because it really doesn't.
This story has been told a zillion times over already -- which is fine when the movie is just there to keep you entertained, but this one doesn't. Noah Emmerich is Chief of a precinct and his other son Ray Edward Norton - The Incredible Hulk is an investigator. Production president brother of actor Noah, who had previously starred in O'Connor's and had been a fan of the script for several years, and the studio entered negotiations with Norton, Farrell and Noah Emmerich to star. Ed Norton stars as Ray Tierney, a cop who's been working off the beat since some vaguely alluded-to problems occurred two years earlier. And whilst his daughter Megan Lake Bell didn't join up she married Jimmy Egan Colin Farrell - S. Check in the background of the scene where the baby gets threatened and you'll see a puppy -- a baby and a puppy, both in danger! When Franny later confronts Santiago, he admits to what he did and expresses surprise that Franny never knew what was going on with the officers in his precinct.
But Jimmy launches his own investigation, compromising Ray's team. Once we know this, we know there will be a series of angry and desperate confrontations among the three, interlaced with violent face-downs with criminals, cops being slammed up against walls in the basement of their headquarters, and Senior drinking even more because he is horribly confused about whether he values truth above family loyalty, and either one above loyalty to the department. Production was expected to start in February 2002 in , and and were in talks to star. We find a drug deal gone bad, corruption on the force, brother against brother, an alcoholic dad who is both their father and their superior officer, family friend as a traitor, plus one dying wife and another one who is fed up. Four officers die in an ambush at a drug dealer's apartment. A few days later, the three Tierney men arrive at the to give their statements.