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One Good Cop (1991)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 3 May 1991 (USA)
An NYPD Detective (Michael Keaton) and his struggle for justice, while taking care of his late partner's three little girls after he is killed in the line of duty.

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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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Marian Diroma
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Barbara Diroma
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Carol Diroma
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Oreste
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Mickey Garrett
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Raisa
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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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Un buen policía  »

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$11,276,846 (USA)
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One of the bad guys references the ghostbusters. Coincidently Michael Keaton was offered the roles of Peter Venkman and Egon Spengler which went to Bill Murray and Harold Ramis. Michael Keaton later worked with Harold Ramis on Multiplicity. See more »

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[first lines]
Rita Lewis: Hey.
Artie Lewis: Hey.
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Keaton good cop good bat
10 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Micheal Keaton is one of my favorite actors for a few reasons, Batman, Batman Returns, one good cop , & johnny dangerously kinda gives u the impression that hes cool, calm & collective, but under the surface hes a razor sharp bad-ass. Keaton delivers a heart warming story about a good cop who is faced with putting food on the table for his family and has had enough with bad guys shooting at cops. Keaton does whats right to obtain justice , i mean hey we gave cops a badge to do the right things above the rest of us didn't we? so why waste another tax dollar on your ordinary fat cat cop eating donuts doing Dilly squat, next time just hire........ " one good cop"


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