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Officer Down (II) (2013)

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When a cop's crooked past comes back to get him, can he do the right thing, or will he succumb to the threats of his dangerous connections?

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In Bridgeport, Connecticut, Detective David 'Cal' Callahan is a family man, married with Alexandra with the teenage daughter Lanie. Cal has an unscrupulous past, drug and alcohol addicted, and he has reborn when he was shot by a drug dealer and saved by a stranger. When a stranger meets Cal in a bar, he tells that he was the one who saved him and gives the journal of his deceased daughter to Cal. He tells to Cal that she committed suicide after Angel, a regular of a night-club owned by the drug dealer Royce Walker where she danced, beaten up on her and raped her in the parking area. Cal investigates Angel and when he sees the man in his car in front of the school where Lanie studies, he believes that Angel is a pedophile and Cal decides to take an attitude. But her finds that someone is pulling the strings and watching him dance. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for violence, language, nudity and drug content | See all certifications »

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21 February 2013 (United Arab Emirates)  »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,061 (USA) (18 January 2013)

Gross:

$1,184 (USA) (18 January 2013)
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When Detective Les Scanlon checks the contents of the letterbox, the flyer for Drug Rehab reads "Take control of you [sic] life" See more »

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Standing up
9 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

It's always nice and refreshing to watch Stephen Dorff. He's one of the better actors, but does not have a really big blockbuster under his belt (Blade maybe, but that was a Wesley Snipes vehicle). This movie is also just a B-movie. But that doesn't mean it's bad! Quite the contrary, the story was so appealing, that quite a few good actors did sign up to make the movie.

Of course quite a few things are convenient and wouldn't stand the scrutiny of the viewer thinking too much about them. There is a morality issue at hand, but there is also or at least could be an issue with the ending. The actors involved have the charisma to just pull it off, but it still may feel cheap to some.


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