The Badge
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A good-old-boy small-town sheriff in a New Orleans parish happens upon a murder case that threatens to end his career in Behind the Badge, the embattled second feature of writer/director Robby Henson (Pharaoh's Army). Billy Bob Thornton stars as Darl, a divorced lawman first spotted sleeping in his truck outside his favorite bar. Darl gets a call about a truck accident, and happily hands out shoes from the ditched tractor-trailer to win over the locals for his re-election. But then the body of a beautiful woman is found in the mud near the wrecked truck. The "woman" turns out to… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Depois da interessante primeira hora, o roteiro se acovarda e evita se aprofundar nos polêmicos temas que vinha abordando. Além disso, os buracos na trama e os personagens unidimensionais comprometem a história."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"That Thornton transcends the material time and again is ultimately just the type of thing that shines light on the need for the material to be transcended."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"Predictable though enchanting..may be anomalous, it may unusual and it may be irresolute in parts, but it's definitely a well-performed and captivating piece of film"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
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