Vice (2008)

Detective Max Walker (Madsen) was once a highly respected cop until he lost his wife and his life unraveled. Haunted by her memory and harboring his rage, Walker has nothing left to lose. He is a loose cannon waiting for an excuse to… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: May 9, 2008
DVD Release Date: October 21, 2008
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Koehler

A genre pic derived from bits and pieces of so many other superior films that it never attains its own identity.

F.X. Feeney
L.A. Weekly

Writer-director Raul Sanchez Inglis tries to do several ambitious, honorable things with Vice, but for much of the action, they cancel each other out.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

Walker's histrionic voice-over meditations on guilt, destiny and life's fundamental injustice are painfully juvenile, but the film overall oozes an all-too-convincing atmosphere of despair, resignation and bitter self loathing.

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Andy Webster
New York Times

Vice, a muddled, disposable crime thriller, has modest merits.

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Patty Jones
Georgia Straight

A muddled, murky film by writer-director Raul Inglis that can't blame its consistent incomprehensibility on the rain.

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Bob Baker
Los Angeles Times

You've see this movie before, but you haven't seen it filtered through Madsen.

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Ethan Alter
Film Journal International

Vice has the bargain-basement production values and indifferently plotted narrative of one of those cheesy Z-grade pictures that clutter up cable networks after the clock strikes midnight.

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Micheal Madsen stars in this crime thriller about a task force of cops that make a huge drug bust just to have themselves taken out by someone one by one of… More