After starring in the romantic comedy The Ugly Truth this Summer, Gerard Butler is doing a complete about-face with Law Abiding Citizen. In the movie, Butler plays "a man who, 10 years after his wife and daughter are brutally murdered, returns to extract justice from the assistant district attorney [Foxx] who prosecuted the case against their killers. His vengeance threatens not only the man who allowed mercy to supersede justice, but also the system and the city that made it so."
It looks like a fairly generic thriller about revenge, but I'll probably still be curious to see how it all plays out. I'll give it a shot when it opens Oct. 16. To check out the preview,