The hardest thing you can do in the broken city is to try and fit all the pieces back together. Nobody knows this more than Billy Taggart (Mark Wahlberg). An ex-police officer turned streetwise private detective who's desperately trying to make ends meet. That is until Mayor Hostetler (Russell Crowe) offers him $50,000 to investigate his wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones) who he suspects is having an affair. But the Mayor has a few dark secrets of his own and in becoming his eyes and ears Taggart also becomes his scapegoat. Double-crossed and framed, Taggart decides to take action in an unstoppable and explosive crusade for justice and revenge.