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I lagens namn (1986)

A group of four policemen is known for cruising the streets of Stockholm in their van, looking for drunks or criminals they can beat up with their batons. Lately witnesses saw them pick up ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Sven Wollter ...
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Wesslén
Ernst Günther ...
Pia Green ...
Pilstam
Sven Strömersten-Holm ...
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Häll
Marvin Yxner ...
Mikkelsson
Carlo Barsotti ...
Danucci
Gustaf Bartfay ...
Milos
Niels Dybeck ...
Medical Examiner
Gunnar Falk ...
Police in Wiretapping Van
Jonas Granström ...
Puma
Göthe Grefbo ...
Janitor
Sten Johan Hedman ...
Officer of the Guard
Mathias Henrikson ...
Business Manager
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A group of four policemen is known for cruising the streets of Stockholm in their van, looking for drunks or criminals they can beat up with their batons. Lately witnesses saw them pick up a drunk who later was found dead. The four policemen deny any knowledge. Police inspector Jarnebring gets the case and finds out that these four policemen have been reported for 22 cases of police brutality. Shortly after, another criminal dies in their van... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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31 October 1986 (Sweden)  »

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In the Name of the Law  »

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As preparation, Stefan Sauk went two or three nights a week during three months with a patrolling police car. See more »

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Follows Mannen från Mallorca (1984) See more »

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My comments to the best film I ever seen!
20 July 2001 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

The best film I ever seen! A thrilling drama comedy with great actors. This film have everything. The author make joke of the "law and order" with no end! You must see it!


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