While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective, with a serious drug and gambling addiction, tries to change his ways and find forgiveness.
|Release Date||:||September 16, 1992|
|Production Company||:||Bad Lt. Productions|
|Production Countries||:||United States of America|
|Writers||:||Zoë Lund, Abel Ferrara|
|Casts||:||Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo, Frankie Thorn, Robin Burrows, Paul Calderon, Leonard L. Thomas, Victoria Bastel, Paul Hipp, Brian McElroy, Frankie Acciarito, Peggy Gormley, Stella Keitel, Dana Dee, Anthony Ruggiero, Vincent Laresca, Bianca Hunter, Zoë Lund|
|Plot Keywords||:||corruption, rape, detective, nun, baseball, drug addiction, homicide, drug dealer, heroin, crucifixion, gambling debts, police, teenage girl, new york city, violence, drinking, masturbation, salvation, christ figure|
Gritty, raw, disturbing, and powerful. Just a few words that describe Abel Ferrara's provocative Bad Lieutenant. It chronicles the downward spiral of a drug addict cop investigating the rape of a nun. It contains one of the best performances ever captured on film by Harvey Keitel. Ferrara's masterpiece is a story of the evils of man and one mans quest for redemption. You'll never forget this movie.