The Badge

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The Badge ★★ 2002 (R)

Small-town sheriff Darl (Thornton) must set aside his personal distate to investigate the murder of a local transsexual, who was once married to stripper Scarlett (Arquette). But the deeper Darl digs, the more the powers that be want the incident covered up. Mediocre mystery despite the name cast. 103m/C VHS, DVD . Billy Bob Thornton, Patricia Arquette, Sela Ward, William Devane, Jena Malone, Tom Bower, Ray McKinnon, Julie Hagerty, Hill Harper; D: Robby Henson; W: Robby Henson; C: Irek Hartowicz; M: David Bergeaud.