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The Sweeper (1996)

R  |  Video  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  25 June 1996 (USA)
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A young renegade undercover cop (C. Thomas Howell) with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father (Jeff Fahey) and the remainder of his family is ... See full summary »

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Mark Goddard
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Rachel Gill
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Melissa
Felton Perry ...
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Young Mark
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Diane
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Amy (as Kathrin Lautner)
Mark Knudsen ...
Molls' Stepfather
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Richman
Jim O'Malley ...
Sean
Jon Ingrassia ...
Marsh
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Grubb
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Jeremiah Pope
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A young renegade undercover cop (C. Thomas Howell) with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father (Jeff Fahey) and the remainder of his family is recruited by a vigilante group with a leader (Ed Lauter) who wants only to kill all criminals and those associated with them. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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JUSTICE NOW without the constraints of the legal system

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Con su propia justicia  »

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This was 'Max Slade''s (Young Mark) final movie before he went off to pursue a career as a rock star. See more »

Quotes

Sean: You want to be a cop like daddy?
Young Mark: Shit, yeah!
Dale Goddard: Watch your mouth, Mark.
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Surprisingly good B action movie
30 April 2007 | by (San Diego) – See all my reviews

I'm not going to re-hash what others have said about the storyline in this movie, so, I'll comment on the other aspects. As a B-movie, the action scenes are rather well directed. They are easy to follow, with lots of bullets and explosions. The stunt work is very good, with lots of good surprises. The movie has 2 fairly good car chases, the first with the exploding gas cylinders, the last ending with a biplane. The acting in the movie is nothing to write home about, but really, this isn't the Royal Shakespeare Company, it's a manly action movie.

Bullets? Yup. Bad words? Yup. Bare breasts? Yup. Booms? Yup. What else could you ask for?


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