Terrence McDonagh is a New Orleans Police sergeant, who recieves a medal and a promotion to lieutenant for heroism during Hurricane Katrina. Due to his heroic act, McDonagh injures his back and becomes addicted to prescription pain medication. He then finds himself involved with a drug dealer who is suspected of murdering a family of African immigrants.
- Year: 2009
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Drama, Crime
- Studio: Nu Image, Pressman Film, Saturn Films, Polsky Films, Osiris Productions, Lieutenant Productions, Millennium Media
- Keyword: police brutality, corruption, gambling, blackmail, new orleans, louisiana, hallucination, organized crime, shootout, drug dealing, police corruption, policeman, illegal drugs, murder investigation, hurricane katrina, neo-noir
- Director: Werner Herzog
- Cast: Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer, Fairuza Balk, Shawn Hatosy, Jennifer Coolidge