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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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Jarnebring
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Wesslén
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Walltin
Pia Green ...
Pilstam
Sven Strömersten-Holm ...
Berg (as Sven Holm)
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Häll
Marvin Yxner ...
Mikkelsson
Carlo Barsotti ...
Danucci
Gustaf Bartfay ...
Milos (as Gustav Bartfay)
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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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Storyline

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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I kväll begår en man ett mord på din biograf. Hur mycket vet polisen? (Tonight a man commits a murder at your movie theater. How much does the police know?)

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Crime | Thriller

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31 October 1986 (Sweden)  »

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In the Name of the Law  »

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The movie was criticized by the Swedish Police Force for its portrayal of bad cops. See more »

Connections

Follows Mannen från Mallorca (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Björneborgarnas marsch
Composed by Christian Fredric Kress
Lyrics written by Johan Ludvig Runeberg
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My comments to the best film I ever seen!
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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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