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Dog Watch (1997)

R  |  Video  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  15 August 1997 (USA)
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A San Francisco detective (Elliott) goes wild when he discovers his partner dead and the presumed culprit standing over him. After beating the man to death, he comes to his senses and ... See full summary »

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Charlie Falon
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Murrow
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Delgoti
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Halloway
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Orlanser
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Janet
Mimi Craven ...
Sally
Richard Zavaglia ...
Wasserman
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Mink
Perry Moore ...
Jerome Johnson
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L.A. Cop
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Levinson
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Bench
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Wally
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A San Francisco detective (Elliott) goes wild when he discovers his partner dead and the presumed culprit standing over him. After beating the man to death, he comes to his senses and realizes that he has to get rid of the body of the beaten man. Dumping the man in the river, he returns to his partner's body and calls in the death. He is then given a new partner (Morales) and is assigned to investigate the death of a man just pulled from the river causing all the expected problems. However, the investigation does lead to police corruption and his own partner's involvement in drug running. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Sometimes trouble wears a badge.

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

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Bad Cops - Rache ohne Gefühle  »

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Charlie Falon: You have the right to remain silent - so shut the fuck up!
[to a criminal who just got handcuffed]
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References Man with a Gun (1995) See more »

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Amazing Grace
Performed by Linda R. Jackson
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Suprisingly good but dark crime drama
5 February 2004 | by (Ontario, CA) – See all my reviews

Sam Elliot is brilliant as a tough San Francisco Detective Charlie Fallon. When his partner is killed while meeting with an informant Fallon snaps, beats the informant to death, and dumps his body in a river. The next day Fallon is assigned a rookie partner, and given the task of investigating the informants murder. Sam Elliot does a good job of portraying a man who tortured by the guilt of his own murderous actions, and grief over the death of his partner who may have been involved in police corruption.


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