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One Tough Cop (1998)

A detective tries to remain loyal to his partner, and his best friend - a mobster.

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Bo Dietl
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Duke Finnerly
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Joey O'Hara
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Richie La Cassa (as Mike McGlone)
Christopher Bregman ...
Gang Banger #1
Mike Santana ...
Gang Banger #2
Vito Rezza ...
Cop #1
Marium Carvell ...
Cop #2
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Gunman Popi
Dana Dietl ...
Little Girl
Deirdre Coleman Imus ...
EMS Worker (as Deirdre Coleman)
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Rudy
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Frankie 'Hot' Salvino
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Wife Terry
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FBI Agent Burt Payne
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Storyline

A detective tries to remain loyal to his partner, and his best friend - a mobster.

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Sometimes the facts get lost in the headlines.

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Action | Crime

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Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »
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9 October 1998 (USA)  »

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Acariciando la muerte  »

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$651,350 (USA) (9 October 1998)

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$1,220,906 (USA) (18 December 1998)
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The real Bo Dietle makes a cameo in the scene after he kills Frankie Hot. He is the detective on scene who directs Reagan to the character Bo sitting on the sidewalk. See more »

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The undercover police car Bo and Duke drives changes from a Dodge to a Plymouth. See more »

Quotes

Dietl: Being a cop gave me a chance to make a difference.
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Referenced in The Roseanne Show: Episode #1.36 (1998) See more »

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Indestructible
Written by Steve Morales and Andy Hernandez
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12 May 2004 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

It dawned on me after watching this again today and reading some of the comments here what is really wrong with this supposedly true crime flick.

It plays like a TV movie, not a theatrical release. Therefore it cannot begin to compare to flicks like SERPICO and even COPLAND, which for whatever faults these films may have, they are real movies. This plays "flat," with ineptly staged scenes and bad acting, just like a TV movie or most TV shows. I can think of no earthly reason to recommend this, unless you want to see Stevie B. playing a tough-as-a-tissue cop.


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