Misconduct is an 2016 American drama thriller film directed by Shintaro Shimosawa at his directorial debut and written by Simon Boyes and Adam Mason. The film stars Josh Duhamel, Alice Eve, Malin Åkerman, Byung-hun Lee, Julia Stiles, Glen Powell, with Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins. The film was released in a limited release and through video on demand on February 5, 2016, by Lionsgate Premiere.
Ambitious lawyer Ben finds himself caught in a struggle between a corrupt pharmaceutical executive, Denning, and the firm’s partner, Abrams. The case takes a deadly turn and Ben must uncover the truth before he loses everything.
On February 6, 2015, Hopkins, Pacino, Dan Stevens, Åkerman, and Lee joined the cast. On March 10, 2015, Duhamel and Eve joined the cast. This movie was filmed in New Orleans, Louisiana.
On April 1, 2015, Lionsgate acquired distribution rights to the film through their Lionsgate Premiere label. The film was released in a limited release and through video on demand on February 5, 2016.
It received a limited theatrical release in the UK through Reel Cinemas in June 2016, grossing just £97 (£19.40 per screen) on its opening weekend.