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Sweeney 2 (1978)

Second cinematic spin-off from the popular 70's police series. Regan & Carter head a Flying Squad investigation into a series of bank raids by a team of well-armed villains who are flying in from the continent.

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Mrs. Hill (as Anna Gael)
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Willard
David Casey ...
Goodyear
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Logan - Bank Manager
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Frederick Treves ...
McKyle
Johnny Shannon ...
Harry - Villain
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Second cinematic spin-off from the popular 70's police series. Regan & Carter head a Flying Squad investigation into a series of bank raids by a team of well-armed villains who are flying in from the continent.

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They're back - tougher than ever!


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O Desafio de Sweeney  »

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The production shoot for this picture ran for five weeks. See more »

Goofs

When Regan is talking to the telephone operator in the hotel where the bomb is being defused, one shot shows the mouthpiece of the operator's headset pointing correctly towards her mouth. However in the next shot from the opposite side, the mouthpiece is pointing in the wrong direction, away from her mouth. See more »

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[Carter is asking a teacher to help identify people in a group photograph showing boys holding a trophy]
Det. Sgt. George Carter: D'you think we could trace that cup?
School Teacher: [sarcastically] Why not? The whole area's been demolished. The church school was pulled down ten years ago. I think you've as much chance of finding it as marrying a virgin.
[long pause]
Det. Sgt. George Carter: What's a virgin, miss?
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Awful
20 May 2008 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I am a huge fan of The Sweeney series and also quite liked the first film. But this one is absolutely awful. First of all, there is virtually no story. The characters that made the TV series so enjoyable are just not there. Secondly, there are huge holes in the plot. Even in the times before luggage was routinely x-rayed, luggage was checked on a random basis, so bringing guns in and out of the country would have been a dangerous thing to do. And why do violent criminals allow petty fraudsters to screw them over bills? Regan and Carter are not at their best. In this film, they come across as louts and particularly Regan as downright Sleazy. The violence is pretty over the top and basically a substitute for a decent story.


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