Dragged Across Concrete (2019)
Dragged Across Concrete is a crime thriller movie written and directed by S. Craig Zahler. It stars Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn, Tory Kittles, Michael Jai White, Jennifer Carpenter, and Laurie Holden. The movie was premiered at the 75th Venice International Film Festival on September 3, 2018. Dragged Across Concrete movie follows the two cops named respectively Brett Ridgeman and Anthony Lurasetti who are a pair of police officers working the urban beat in the fictitious city of Bulwark. During a drug bust, the older, more volatile Ridgeman becomes unnecessarily rough with a suspect, using his foot to jam the man’s face into a fire escape. They also pour cold water on- as well as mock- the suspect’s partially-deaf girlfriend. The former act is caught on video, and the two men called before their superior, Lt. Calvert. Although Ridgeman asks that Lurasetti be spared from any sort of reprisal, Calvert is forced to suspend both men without pay in order to appease the media. With Ridgeman’s wife unable to work due to illness and Lurasetti preparing to propose to his fiancee, the men resolve to use the criminal connections they’ve developed through their time in law enforcement to make a cash score that will sustain them until their suspensions are lifted. Through Friedrich, a wealthy businessman and criminal associate who owes him a favor, Ridgeman gets a lead on a possible score from one Lorentz Vogelman. These two embittered soldiers descend into the criminal underworld to gain their just due, but instead find far more than they wanted awaiting them in the shadows Nearly a year later, Henry is shown living in a lavish mansion with his mother and brother. Ridgeman’s wife and daughter receive a package in the mail, sent by Henry, containing a cigar box full of gold bullion.