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Dirty -- Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.

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Chris Fisher (written by)
Eric Saks (written by)
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Release Date:
2005 (Portugal) See more »
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Plot:
Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Frank Alvarez ... Gangster #1

Clifton Collins Jr. ... Officer Armando Sancho

Brittany Daniel ... Tatiana

Keith David ... Captain Spain
Roberto 'Lil Rob' Flores ... Gangster #4 (as Robert Flores)

Aimee Garcia ... Rita

Cesar Garcia ... Gangster #3

Nicholas Gonzalez ... Officer Rodriguez

Cuba Gooding Jr. ... Salim Adel

Kevin Grevioux ... Daddy

Wood Harris ... Brax

Cole Hauser ... Lieutenant

Wyclef Jean ... Baine

Pat Healy ... Ronnie

Tory Kittles ... Wallace
Terry Kennedy ... Terry

Robert LaSardo ... Roland
Jen Martinez ... Jen (as Jennifer Martinez)

Gates McFadden ... Wife

Joseph McKelheer ... Canadian #1

Mo McRae ... Tiptoes (as Maurice Rae)
Edward Meza ... Gangster #2

Chris Mulkey ... Carlson

Jim Ortlieb ... Husband

Marina Palmier ... Mexican Woman (as Marina Gonzalez Palmier)

Nate Parker ... Duster
Tracy Jerome Phillips ... Dancer (as Tracy Phillips)
Dax Ramgoolam ... Elijah

Judy Reyes ... Bryant

Bret Roberts ... Canadian #2

Nichole Galicia ... Boom Boom (as Nichole Robinson)
Tre Rogers ... Pee Wee

Soledad St. Hilaire ... Sancho's Mom

Lobo Sebastian ... Manny

Telisha Shaw ... Judith

Taboo ... Ramirez

Khleo Thomas ... Splooge
Mike Trenholme ... White Kid

Peter Mark Vasquez ... Chef (as Pete Vasquez)
Domingo Vela ... Grandpa

Brian White ... Sayed

Marc D. Wilson ... Black Waiter (as Marc Wilson)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Carlos Ayala ... Gangster

Sarah Flannery ... Yoga Girl
Alexis Hernandez ... Lowrider Driver

Manny Jimenez Jr. ... Blind Boy (uncredited)

Casey LaBow ... Girl in BMW (uncredited)
Carlos Love ... Extra (uncredited)
Chris Parson ... Additional Voices (uncredited)

Tracy Phillips ... Dancer (uncredited)

Katie Piel ... White Couple's Daughter (uncredited)
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Directed by
Chris Fisher 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Chris Fisher  written by
Gil Reavill  written by
Eric Saks  written by

Produced by
Barry Brooker .... executive producer
Brian Han .... assistant producer
David Hillary .... producer
Richard Middleton .... line producer
Timothy Wayne Peternel .... producer
Ash R. Shah .... producer
Sundip R. Shah .... executive producer
Tierre Turner .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Ryan Beveridge 
 
Cinematography by
Eliot Rockett (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Tom Sanders 
Miklos Wright 
 
Casting by
Shannon Makhanian 
 
Production Design by
Anthony Stabley 
 
Art Direction by
Chris Davis 
 
Costume Design by
Johnny Wujek 
 
Makeup Department
Kokeeta Douglas .... assistant hair stylist
LaFaye Francisco .... assistant hair stylist
Robin Glaser .... key makeup artist
Robert Hall .... special makeup effects: Almost Human Inc.
Elvis Jones .... on-set makeup effects: Almost Human, Inc
Denise Pugh-Ruiz .... key hair stylist
Darnell Shepherd .... hair technician: Almost Human
Michelle Tabor .... assistant makeup artist
Christopher Burdett .... special makeup designer (uncredited)
Robert Hall .... special effects makeup designer (uncredited)
James Ojala .... special makeup effects lab technician: Almost Human (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Aaron Ezolt .... unit production manager: re-shoots
Richard Middleton .... unit production manager
Douglas Salkin .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Allen Cluck .... first assistant director (as David Cluck)
W. Alex Korp .... second assistant director (as Alex Korp)
Sarah Mayer .... second second assistant director
Tanner Minnis .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Michael Aviles .... propmaker
Jeff Barnett .... on-set dresser (as Jeffrey Barnett)
Thomas Betts .... set designer
Ana Brinks .... painter
Bryan 'Shorty' Clark .... set dresser (as Bryan Clark)
Christopher Dumas .... set dresser
Sarah Geller .... assistant property master
Jeb Hendrix .... set dresser
Karl Hollis .... set dresser
Tom Humphrey .... property master
Mark Kimbley .... painter
Jonah King .... set dresser
Jason Lindholm .... propmaker
Sean Michael Lindholm .... propmaker (as Sean Lindholm)
Wayne Lindholm .... construction coordinator
Chris Lockett .... set dresser
Austin Lovell .... propmaker
Eric Marks .... leadperson
Alan Martin .... propmaker
Michael O'Luasaigh .... set dresser (as Michael Smith)
Megan Oliver .... painter
Michael Oliver .... painter
Alessia Sapori .... art department assistant
Beth Stenmark .... lead scenic (as Beth Steinmark)
Jenna Sylvester .... buyer
Nandor Szilagy .... art department assistant
Brian Thorne .... propmaker
Matt Wahl .... assistant property master
Nathan Young .... painter
Joachim Seisay .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Ethan Beigel .... sound mix technician
Stephanie Brown .... adr editor
Sean Byrnes .... sound utility
Nick Carbone .... boom operator
James Dehr .... sound mixer
Christopher Eakins .... adr editor
Paul Hackner .... dialogue editor
Joshua Johnson .... sound assistant
Eric Justen .... sound re-recording mixer
Shawn Kennelly .... foley mixer
Eric Lalicata .... sound editor
Bruce MacFarlane .... adr mixer
Laura Macias .... foley walker
John Marquis .... sound designer
John Marquis .... supervising sound editor
Vince Nicastro .... foley walker
Benjamin Patrick .... sound mixer (as Ben Patrick)
Jeffrey Perkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Eryne Prine .... foley supervisor
Steve Schatz .... sound mix engineer
Dan Snow .... audio post coordinator
Tim Young .... sound editor
Greg Ward .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Chris Bailey .... special effects coordinator
Robert Hall .... special effects makeup
Elvis Jones .... puppeteer
 
Visual Effects by
Young Lim Choi .... visual effects artist
Patrick Clancey .... digital opticals
Brian Han .... digital intermediate assistant producer
Chris Jensen .... digital intermediate color assistant
Min Hee Lee .... visual effects artist
Seung Yong Lee .... lead visual effects artist
Youngki Lee .... visual effects producer
Eun-Young Park .... visual effects coordinator
Min Su Park .... visual effects director
David Van Woert .... titles
Leo Vezzali .... titles and opticals supervisor
 
Stunts
Eddie J. Fernandez .... stunt double: Lobo Sebastain/Clifton Collins Jr.
Gloria O'Brien .... stunts (as Gloria O'Brien-Fontenot)
Jimmy Ortega .... stunts
Robert Powell .... stunt double: Cuba Gooding Jr.
Darryl Reeves .... stunts
Dain Turner .... stunt coordinator
Gene Williams .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Darrick Akey .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Rick Allen .... best boy grip
Tony Anderson .... key grip
Precy C. Betiong .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Faith Brewer .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Greg Code .... Steadicam operator
Greg Code .... camera operator: "b" camera
Brett Lance Cody .... 24 frame video operator
Ted Davis .... best boy electric
Allen De Silva .... dolly grip (as Allen Desilva)
Peter DePhilippis .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
James Domkus .... rigging gaffer
Kevin Faust .... grip
Brad Grimmett .... Steadicam operator
Brad Grimmett .... camera operator: "b" camera
Fred Heinzel .... camera equipment provider: Otto Memenz International Inc.
Trish Herremans .... electrician
Leo Ibanez .... grip
Forest James .... still photographer
Lila Javan .... camera operator: "a" camera
Reed Koppen .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Jonas Lagunoff .... grip
Mark Manthey .... gaffer
Danny Minnick .... camera operator: skateboard
Danny Minnick .... cinematographer: additional footage
Jack Nagle .... best boy grip
Todd Nielsen .... grip
Marshall Rao .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Skip Ratner .... grip
Michael Rizzi .... camera loader
Brandon Roberts .... electrician
Wally Rowell .... set lighting technician
Jas Shelton .... rigging gaffer (as Jim Shelton)
Joe Solari .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Brad Wallace .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Matthew Wright .... grip
Quinn Yancey .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Tom Howard .... grip (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Debe Waisman .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
James McClune .... wardrobe assistant
Andrea Sweet .... key costumer
Sara Walbridge Castro .... key set costumer (as Sara Walbridge)
 
Editorial Department
George Chavez .... color timer
Michael Eaves .... digital intermediate colorist (as Mike Eaves)
Bob Fernley .... digital intermediate producer
Josh Hunt .... assistant editor
Martha Pike .... digital intermediate editor
 
Music Department
Carl Araneta .... musician: dj
Jeff Babko .... musician: keyboards
Ryan Beveridge .... musician: percussion
Stephanie M. Casey .... singer: music
Gerry Cueller .... music supervisor
Greg Danlyshyn .... music supervisor
Greg Danylyshyn .... music supervisor
Ian Hattwick .... musician: guitar
Tad Jacobs .... musician: guitar
Dan Lutz .... musician: bass
Mike McDonald .... score mixer
Oh No .... composer: additional music
Gregory Sweeney .... dj
Derek Syverud .... musician: percussion
Mike McDonald .... score producer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Randy Aiwohi .... driver
Eric Ayers .... driver
Leo Maka Bauutista .... driver (as Leo Maka Bautista)
William Cope .... driver
Anthony Detiege .... driver
Natalie Gerona .... driver
James R. Guillory .... driver (as James Guillory)
Richard Jones .... driver
Billy Kane .... transportation coordinator (as Bill Kane)
George A. Miki .... transportation captain (as George Miki)
Donald Parker .... driver
Eddie Santana .... driver (as Edward Santana)
John Suttles .... driver
Aaron Torres .... driver
Ron Volpe .... driver
James Wade .... driver
Greg Weinbrecht .... driver
Alfred White Jr. .... driver
 
Other crew
Ted Alvarez .... office production assistant
Michael Barnes .... financial legal services
Don Brewton .... police
Jim Busfield .... assistant: Silver Nitrate
Keith Butler .... stand-in: Cuba Gooding
Greg Campeau .... location manager
Jacob Carpenter .... set production assistant (as Jake Carpenter)
Sam M. Cobb .... set medic (as Sam Cobb)
Jennifer Lane Connolly .... assistant to director (as Jennifer Connolly)
Chris Craig .... police consultant
Eudell Cunningham .... set medic
Matthew Daniel .... craft service
Chris Denk .... assistant to producer
Arthur Edmonds III .... set production assistant
Marc J. Federman .... insurance: DeWitt Stern of California (as Mark Federman)
Julio Ferrario .... creative director: main titles
Dave Fraunces .... production coordinator
Steve Gehrke .... script supervisor
Sergio Godinez .... set production assistant
Joseph Gomez .... police
Pamela B. Green .... main title producer
Charles Heaphy .... production financing: City National Bank
Matt Hilleshiem .... first assistant digital: YIP (as Matt 'Sloppy Joe' Hilleshiem)
Kevin Lane Hummel .... assistant location manager (as Kevin L. Hummel)
Sam Hunter .... set production assistant
Justin Lancaster .... set production assistant
Robert LeRoy .... chef
Gregor Matosian .... craft service
Ron McBride .... chef
Andy McNab .... fight technical advisor
Tanner Minnis .... set production assistant
Don Napoli .... production accountant
Patricia Peebles .... animal handler (as Patricia B. Peebles)
Patricia Peebles .... animal wrangler (as Patricia B. Peebles)
Eric Persons .... location manager
Diogo Picchi .... stand-in
Aaron Pope .... script supervisor
Jeffrey Raines .... studio teacher (as Jeff Raines)
Daniela Roth .... assistant production coordinator
Jeremy Shaffer .... set production assistant
Lisa Sproul .... office production assistant
Christina Lee Storm .... production coordinator (as Christina Lee)
Sam Sulyan .... craft service
Jules Sylvester .... animal handler (as Julian Sylvester)
Jules Sylvester .... animal wrangler (as Julian Sylvester)
Jarik Van Sluijs .... creative director: main titles
Laura Warner .... assistant accountant
Veronica Wise .... animal handler
Veronica Wise .... animal wrangler
Jeff Wooten .... office production assistant
Douglas Wroan .... production legal (as Doug Wroan)
Michael Zeininger .... set production assistant
Ryan Black .... production assistant (uncredited)
Sarah Choi .... production assistant (uncredited)
Tracy Kilbourne .... operator: remote head (uncredited)
 

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Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, some sexual content and drug use
Runtime:
97 min
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Australia:MA | Finland:K-15 (video rating) (2006) | Germany:18 | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:16 | Netherlands:12 (TV version) | Norway:15 | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:18 | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #42125)
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Trivia:
Director Chris Fisher wanted to convey a sense of Los Angeles being a dry, desolate place where people aren't supposed to live, which was a challenge since shooting took place during early 2005, one of the rainiest seasons in Los Angeles history.See more »
Quotes:
Officer Salim Adel:I hate white people.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Gettin' Dirty (2006) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Como Las NoticiasSee more »

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21 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
Shows nothing we haven't already seen presented better., 23 April 2006
Author: dilbertsuperman from Baghdad

This is your standard cop drama crap that you can see better done on various television shows about cops. There's no new territory covered here or any new story involved. This is about two partners on the anti-gang unit. Cuba Gooding's character is more comfortable being dirty than his latino partner, who has visions that are representative of his guilt. We come on the scene as Clifton Colinns' character is well on his way to blowing in the entire department to Internal Affairs out of some misguided sense of guilt. This cop is an idiot and makes a number of dense-headed decisions in this movie that lead to a world of sh#4t.

THe plot is mainly watching the deconstruction and demise of our main characters as they continually make the wrong move and get themselves deeper into the gangster infested sh#4t.

A few too many scenes were borrowed from a far superior movie- Training Day.

This is watchable, and forgettable. It's nothing new.

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