- Directors: Paul Haggis
- Producers: Paul Haggis, Don Cheadle, Bob Yari, Cathy Schulman
- Writers: Screenplay, Paul Haggis, Bobby Moresco, Story, Paul Haggis
- Genres: Crime, Drama
- Actors: Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, Brendan Fraser, Terrence Howard, Ludacris, Thandie Newton, Ryan Philippe, Larenz Tate
A police detective with a drugged out mother and a thieving younger brother, two car thieves who are constantly theorizing on society and race, the white district attorney and his irritated and pampered wife, a racist white veteran cop who disgusts his more idealistic younger partner, a film director hits with his wife who is ashamed and humiliated by two policemen, a locksmith and his young daughter who is afraid of bullets.