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Writer (WGA):
Daniel Helfgott (written by)
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Release Date:
13 August 2000 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A spine-chilling thriller about a courageous young reporter who risks his life and career to go deep into police abuse within homicide. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Rob Morrow ... Jonathan Neumann

Randy Quaid ... Phil Chadway

Paul Sorvino ... Frank Rizzo

Cynthia Preston ... Kate Johnson

G.W. Bailey ... K.C.
Al Waxman ... Art Zugler
Beau Starr ... Detective Marshall

Barry Wiggins ... Detective King

Chuck Shamata ... Vinnie
Louis Di Bianco ... Deep Nightstick

Melissa DiMarco ... Sandra Durano
Bruce McFee ... Detective Harris

Joe Pingue ... Detective Regossi

Philip Granger ... John Reilly
Hayley Tyson ... Sharon Chadway
Patrick Patterson ... Chief Inspector Golden
Christian Potenza ... Danny O'Brien
Richard Clarkin ... Scala
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Ryan Rajendra Black ... Alberto (as Ryan Black)

Joanne Boland
Michael Copeman ... Jack Reynolds

Jason Jones ... Prosecutor

Kelsa Kinsly ... Reporter
Chantal Lonergan ... Chelsea
Mayumi Rinas ... Mrs. Gonzalez

Juan Carlos Velis ... Miguel Gonzalez

Scott Walker ... Fire Chief
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Directed by
Roger Young 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Daniel Helfgott (written by)

Produced by
Daniel Helfgott .... executive producer
Fritzi Horstman .... associate producer
Janet Turner .... executive producer
Roger Young .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Patrick Williams 
 
Cinematography by
Donald M. Morgan 
 
Film Editing by
Benjamin A. Weissman 
 
Casting by
Victoria Burrows 
Stephanie Gorin 
 
Production Design by
Jeff Ginn 
 
Set Decoration by
Kent McIntyre 
 
Costume Design by
Ruth Secord 
 
Makeup Department
Rachel Affolter .... assistant makeup artist
Vann E. Gouweleeuw .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Daniel Hank .... production manager: Philadelphia
Ross Leslie .... assistant production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Christopher Binney .... second assistant director
Gregory Bolton .... third assistant director
Michal Page .... third assistant director
David Vaughan .... first assistant director (as David Vaughn)
 
Art Department
Jason Herriott .... key scenic
Garry Honcharuk .... property master
Mark Kravjansky .... props
Paul Lenart .... lead set dresser
Erica Milo .... sets buyer
 
Sound Department
Suzanne Angel .... adr supervisor
Bob Costanza .... sound effects editor
G. Michael Graham .... supervising sound editor
Peter Reale .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Stunts
Robert C. Shannon .... water safety
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tim Barg .... best boy electric
Gabriele DiChiara .... gaffer
Ava Gerlitz .... still photographer
Mike Gowland .... generator operator
Mark Hewson .... electrician
Alex Jordan .... lighting technician
Mark Silver .... key grip
Glen Treilhard .... focus puller
Kit Whitmore .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Sylvia Grant .... assistant editor
Craig Hayes .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Penka Kouneva .... lead orchestrator
Stephen M. Rowe .... music editor
 
Other crew
Heather Anderson .... assistant: Rob Morrow
Tera Goldblatt .... production assistant
Susan James .... assistant production coordinator
Winnifred Jong .... script supervisor
Danny Pawlick .... dialect coach
Burton Sharp .... adr group coordinator
Alison Wells .... unit publicist
Ralph Berge .... production executive (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for violence and language
Runtime:
97 min
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
The end never justified these means., 14 August 2000
Author: dewey22 from Lahaina, Hawaii

One of the best made for TV movies ever. The story revolves around a new reporter (Rob Morrow) for The Philadelphia Examiner who senses police corruption. He put his life at risk in the investigation along with Randy Quaid's. Excellent performances throughout and well edited and directed. It is a movie which should be watched, especially those who think that a safe city should be sought by any means.

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