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One Good Cop (1991)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  3 May 1991 (USA)
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One good cop has to fight the bad guys and take care of his partner's three little girls after he is killed in the line of fire.

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Artie Lewis
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Rita Lewis
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Stevie Diroma
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Lieutenant Danny Quinn
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Grace
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Beniamino
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Felix
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Cheryl Clark
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Carol Diroma
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Mickey Garrett
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Raisa (as Lisa Arrindell)
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Knudson
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When NYPD detective Artie Lewis' colleague and friend is shot in a police operation, he and his wife Rita want to adopt his three little children. But they have to realize that their income doesn't suffice for the required larger home. So Artie decides to take the money from the drug-dealing mobster Benjamino. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Rated R for violence, language and drug content | See all certifications »

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3 May 1991 (USA)  »

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$11,276,846 (USA)
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[first lines]
Rita Lewis: Hey.
Artie Lewis: Hey.
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La Loca
Written by Lombardoni Severino and Rodriguez Pasquez
Performed by Leo Diaz
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Keaton Captures
31 January 2004 | by (The Villages, Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

As usual, Michael Keaton delivers an excellent performance. Whether the scene calls for humor, pathos or action, he's your man every time. I watch his face and body language closely in every one of his films, and he is always up to the demands of every role. He is as good an actor as any of the most celebrated stars, past or present, but is underappreciated. Also note his loyalty (or that of others to him), in employing the same people for assistance in many or most films. This is a guy who will bring you to tears with laughter or sadness, just in the way he portrays the character. His scene in his superior's office when he thought his career (and life as he'd known it) were over, was excellent - subtle, but he brought out how a person in the position would feel. Yes, this is a light movie, but heavy on quality, because of Michael Keaton. I'll continue to watch, enjoy and be amazed at his work, time after time.


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