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The Badge (2002)

R
103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A sheriff (Thornton) begins an investigation into the death of a local trans individual after hearing that high ranking politicians may have been involved. Although he is homophobic, his investigation causes him to be rejected by others, ...See moreA sheriff (Thornton) begins an investigation into the death of a local trans individual after hearing that high ranking politicians may have been involved. Although he is homophobic, his investigation causes him to be rejected by others, forcing him to seek help from the people he once despised. Written by Jason Smith and Clavain See less
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Composers
David Bergeaud | Otis Taylor (music composed and performed by)
Cinematographer
Irek Hartowicz (as Ireneusz Hartowicz)
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$ 6,000,000
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Release date
Sep 7, 2002 (United States)

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56 cast members
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Billy Bob Thornton
Sheriff Darl Hardwick Sheriff Darl Hardwick   See fewer
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Patricia Arquette
Scarlett Scarlett   See fewer
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William Devane
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Sela Ward
Carla Hardwick Carla Hardwick   See fewer
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Julie Hagerty
Sister Felicia Sister Felicia   See fewer
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Marcus Lyle Brown
Deputy Jackson Deputy Jackson   See fewer
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Ray McKinnon
Deputy C.B. Deputy C.B.   See fewer
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Tom Bower
Bull Hardwick Bull Hardwick   See fewer
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Audrey Marie Anderson
Teenage Waitress Teenage Waitress   See fewer
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J.C. Sealy
Rhonda Hebert (as J.C. Seally) Rhonda Hebert (as J.C. Seally)   See fewer
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Ron Flagge
Gooch Gooch   See fewer
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Deana Carter
Sherry Sherry   See fewer
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Mark Krasnoff
Squeegee Squeegee   See fewer
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Jena Malone
Ashley Hardwick Ashley Hardwick   See fewer
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Elaine West
Darleen Darleen   See fewer
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Carol Sutton
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Michael Arata
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David Dahlgren
Estill Sims Estill Sims   See fewer
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Michael P. Cahill
Lee Atwood (as Michael Cahill) Lee Atwood (as Michael Cahill)   See fewer
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Marco St. John
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Cash Haden Cash Haden   See fewer
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Marva Moncrieffe
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Thomas Haden Church
David Hardwick David Hardwick   See fewer
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Bradley Picklesheimer
Tiffany (as Bradley Picklesimer) Tiffany (as Bradley Picklesimer)   See fewer
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Eric Zudak
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Sally Kemper
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Lin Ciangio
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Trooper Trooper   See fewer
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Jimmie Adams
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Lynn Blanchard
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Don Rich
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Mike Steen
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Mark Templet
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Rusty Walker
Strip Club D.J. Strip Club D.J.   See fewer
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Clay Gann
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Mona (uncredited) Mona (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 2,967 votes