The Career of Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington) as a cop was destroyed after he made as scapegoats and was thrown in jail by a shunter named David Englander (Ed Harris).
In the jail, Nick lives very uneasy because he is sure that he is not guilty and his family name get worst due to this. By utilizing his close friend in police, Mike Ackerman (Anthony Mackie) and the younger brother, Joey Cassidy (Jamie Bell), Nick tries to escape from jail to clear his name while revenging to Andy.
The Nick’s effort to clean his name is quite awkward. He rises to the top of the hotel adjacent with David office as if he wanted to do suicide. On the other hand, Joey and his girlfriend, Angie (Genesis Rodriguez), are ready for orders given by Nick to do vengeance mission in the building owned by Andy.
Even though the setting of location in this movie is not a lot, but the director, Asger Leth is assessed able to utilize the condition maximally with support from the manuscript created by Pablo F. Fenjves. Suitable with the title, the setting of the scene is more often on high to add the tension.
One of the most tension scenes is when Nick is ready to jump for suicide whereas actually it is only a trick to seek the public''s attention and police below. In that way, there is more time for his brother to infiltrate to David’s building.
The quality of the Sam Worthington’s acting as the main actor is no doubt. His experience starring big movie such as Avatar (2009), Terminator Salvation (2009), and also Clash of the Titans (2010) has made him more mature to act in this movie which is located in New York City.
As a whole, even though this movie lifts a simple story, but this widescreen movie with duration 102 minutes is success to send the message inside the story about the importance of the truth.