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Dirty (2005)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  2005 (Portugal)
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Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Alvarez ...
Gangster #1
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Tatiana
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Roberto 'Lil Rob' Flores ...
Gangster #4 (as Robert Flores)
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Rita
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Daddy
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Brax
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Wallace
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In a Los Angeles dominated by violent gangs and a corrupt LAPD Precinct, the dirty Officer Armando Sancho is haunted by his guilty since an innocent old man was accidentally killed in an operation with his also dirty partner Salim Adel. The Internal Affairs is pressing Sancho, who feels split between the loyalty to his mates and his conscience, and he has to make a statement at 6:00 PM. When his superiors Captain Spain and his Lieutenant assign the two cops for an operation dealing drugs apprehended by the police and stored as evidence with a powerful drug dealer, Sancho feels that something is wrong and they have been framed. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$41,638 (USA) (27 January 2006)

Gross:

$162,191 (USA) (27 January 2006)
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Armando Sancho and Salim Adel were based on real people. See more »

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[last lines]
Officer Armando Sancho: You see things more clearly when you're dead.
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References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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I'll Remember You
Performed by Andy Williams
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23 December 2010 | by See all my reviews

Cuba Gooding Jr. and Clifton Collins Jr. heading a cast that includes Keith David and Cole Hauser? What could go wrong?

Dirty follows Cuba and Clifton, playing dirty undercover cops that steal, harass white people, do drugs, and swear, yep, pretty much what Denzel did in Training Day. Keith David and Cole Hauser play their oblivious superiors.

This was such an obvious knockoff of Training Day...everything about this film breathed it. Cuba can't live up to the ironic class that Denzel had, and Clifton, while a very good actor, has nothing on Ethan Hawke.

The lines were horribly clichéd, the plot was aimless and difficult...it only gets 3 stars because I'm a fan of this cast, despite their horrible agents.

See Training Day-for the first time or again-before you see Dirty.


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