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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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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 character of Jupp Denholm Elliott was based on disgraced Flying Squad commander Kenneth Drury. 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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Barman: No music in this bar, no dancing please!
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Sweeney 2 a despicable sequel to an excellent original film and outstanding series
23 May 2015 | by See all my reviews

Sweeney 2 was made a month after the TV series came to an end in 1978 and compared to the original film Sweeney made in 1976 it is a major disappointment anyway the story once again concerns detective inspector Reagan - John thaw and detective Sargent carter played by Dennis waterman are given one last assignment by their superior denholm Elliot to nail a group of sadistic bank robbers who are robbing various banks in the London area . overall this is a disappointing action thriller with very little action or excitement apart from the climax of the film which ends rather sourly which i think is unnecessary but that is the exciting sequence of the film overall a boring muddled unfocused sequel to an original film that wasn't action packed all the way through but it wasn't boring and kept you interested for a good 90 minutes but the performances are exemplary from thaw and waterman but overall avoid unless you like the first film and the series i strongly recommend you avoid this .


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