Righteous Kill is a 2008 American crime thriller film directed by Jon Anvet, starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, as well as Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Carla Gugino, Donnie Wahlburg, and Bryan Dennehy. This film was released in the United States on September 12, 2008.
The film recieved negative reviews from critics. Rotten Tomatoes reported 19% of critics gave positive reviews based on 140 reviews. Metacritic gave the film a 36/100 approval rating based on 27 reviews.
- This is the second film for Robert De Niro and Al Pacino to have scenes together. The first film was Heat.
- They both also starred in The Godfather Part II, but didn't have any scenes together.
- This film was orginally going to run 2 hours, but after a negative test screening, Nu Image re-cut the film to 100 minutes more fast-paced and action-orientated.