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Writer:
John Chase (written by)
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Release Date:
21 February 2013 (United Arab Emirates) See more »
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Tagline:
Once a bad cop, always a bad cop.
Plot:
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? Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Taut, well drawn tale of police grit See more (20 total) »

Cast

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Stephen Dorff ... Detective David 'Cal' Callahan

Kaitlyn Black ... Olivia

Johnny Messner ... McCallister

Dominic Purcell ... Royce Walker

Stephen Lang ... Lieutenant Jake 'Lieu' LaRussa

David Boreanaz ... Detective Les Scanlon

Richard Brooks ... McAlister's Lawyer

Bree Michael Warner ... Brogen

James Woods ... Captain Verona

Brette Taylor ... A.D.A Loughlin

Bea Miller ... Lanie Callahan (as Beatrice Miller)

Elisabeth Röhm ... Alexandra Callahan

Tommy Flanagan ... Father Reddy

Zoran Radanovich ... Sergei Dronov / Ivan Zavalon

Jas Anderson ... Ellis Dracut

AnnaLynne McCord ... Zhanna Dronov

Walton Goggins ... Angel / Detective Logue

Oleg Taktarov ... Oleg Emelyanenko

Jenae Altschwager ... Lisa

Soulja Boy ... Rudy

Misha Kuznetsov ... Sergei Dronov

Laura Harris ... Ellen Logue

Marisa Pierini ... Monica Logue

April L. Hernandez ... Coraline
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

David Boston ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Daniel Cooperbey ... Night Club Patron (uncredited)

Abbie Dunn ... Liz (uncredited)

Kamaliya ... Katya (uncredited)
Paul Jude Letersky ... Night Club Patron (uncredited)

Greg Nutcher ... Officer Stanly (uncredited)

Peter Vouras ... Night Club Patron (uncredited)

Directed by
Brian A Miller 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
John Chase  written by

Produced by
Jenae Altschwager .... executive producer
Jeff Bozz .... producer
Andrew Hunt .... co-producer
Tiffany Masters .... producer
Jeff Most .... producer
Jess Most .... producer
Jeff Rice .... producer
Leigh Scott .... co-producer
Rick St. George .... executive producer
Mohammad Zahoor .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jerome Dillon 
 
Cinematography by
Ryan Samul 
 
Film Editing by
Bob Mori 
Danny Saphire 
 
Casting by
Shannon Makhanian 
 
Production Design by
Russell M. Jaeger 
 
Art Direction by
Kevin E. Young 
 
Set Decoration by
Susan Barrett 
 
Costume Design by
Emma Potter 
 
Makeup Department
Arnee Dodd .... assistant makeup artist (as Arnee Cusano)
Kate Fiore .... makeup artist
Kristen Graham .... key hair stylist (as Kristen Castellano)
Krystal Phillips .... makeup department head
Jennifer Provost .... assistant makeup artist
Amy Wadford .... additional set makeup artist
 
Production Management
Nick Everhart .... production manager
Andrew Hunt .... production supervisor
Jeff Most .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Thomas E. Nicholson .... first assistant director
Vladimir Orlov .... second unit director
David Paige .... second assistant director
Evan L. Robichaud .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Andrew Espinal .... set dresser
Lucas Field .... lead man
Kristina Kasmin .... assistant property master
Sara Krueger .... art department coordinator
Ian Marques .... set dresser
King Orba .... property master
 
Sound Department
Joseph Battelli .... boom operator
Brad Flick .... additional sound editor
John W. Frost .... re-recording mixer
Russell Gorsky .... sound editor
Neil Hillman .... adr recordist
Ryan McCabe .... sound editor
Beauxregard Neylon .... adr mixer
Juan Nunez .... sound mixer
Jack Rametta .... adr mixer
Mykl Rogers .... sound editor
Michael Sevilla .... sound editor
Eric Stolz .... re-recording mixer
Sam Vargas .... sound editor
Phil Vo .... sound editor
Rabb Whitehead .... adr recordist
 
Special Effects by
Mike Amendola .... special effects assistant
Phil Gauvin .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Wesley Ortiz .... digital artist
 
Stunts
Eyad Elbitar .... stunt driver
Greg Harvey .... stunt double: Johnny Messner
Efka Kvaraciejus .... stunt performer
Brian Morvant .... stunt double: Stephen Dorff
Vladimir Orlov .... stunt coordinator
Felipe Savahge .... utility stunts
Manny Siverio .... co-stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Drew Amato .... still photographer
Justin Amorusi .... electrician
Charlie Anderson .... digital imaging technician
Daniel April .... grip: second unit
Jordan Bell .... electrician
Bob Blankemeier .... grip
Bobby Boothe .... b camera operator
Trevor Fields .... best boy electric
Dan Gartner .... gaffer
Corey Gegner .... first assistant camera
Douglas K. Horton .... digital imaging technician
Keith Hueffmeier .... first assistant camera
Kay Hung .... second assistant camera
Kevin F. Jacobsen .... second assistant camera
Jake Magee .... second assistant camera
Katy Most .... camera operator (as Katy Scerbakova Most)
Katy Most .... director of photography: second unit (as Katy Scerbakova Most)
Steve Sterling .... key grip: second unit
Laura Thompson .... first assistant additional camera: second unit
Ian Woolston-Smith .... steadicam operator
 
Casting Department
Phil John .... casting assistant: New York
Rachel Konstantin .... extras casting
Nick Makedon .... casting assistant
Cherin Perelman .... casting: New York
Madolyn Rose .... casting assistant: New York
Daniel Rozsa Smith .... casting assistant: New York
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Regina Amato .... wardrobe supervisor
Julia Cairo .... set costumer
Natacha Perez .... assistant costume designer
Hanna Shea .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Anthony Bozanich .... assistant editor
Kristina Forcier .... head of post-production (as Kristina Allison)
Trevor S. Lindborg .... first assistant editor
Jason Yanuzzi .... colorist
 
Location Management
Grant DeSimone .... location manager
Linda Peckel .... assistant locations manager
 
Music Department
Jamie Christopherson .... composer: additional music
Kamaliya .... playback singer
Jeff Most .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Greg Black .... production assistant
Tiffany Boyle .... sales executive
Erika Canchola .... production attorney
Michelle Chang .... production attorney (as Michelle S. Chang)
Rony Cohen .... production assistant
Olivia Dahan .... production assistant
Peter Farnsworth .... set production assistant
Mike Groner .... insurance broker
Danny Johnston .... production accountant
Roman Kopelevich .... sales agent
Paul Mollan .... production coordinator
Wesley Ortiz .... set production assistant
Patrick Quagliano .... acting coach
Elsa Ramo .... production attorney
Travis Somerville .... set production assistant
Matthew Stratton .... armorer
Amanda Szot .... post production assistant
Paul Jude Letersky .... stand-in (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for violence, language, nudity and drug content
Runtime:
98 min
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Stephen Dorff and James Woods previously appeared in In Love and War (1987) (TV), which was Dorff's first film role.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: 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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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Taut, well drawn tale of police grit, 24 August 2015
Author: NateWatchesCoolMovies from Canada

Stephen Dorff has always had a dangerous, flint spark vibe to his work, and he employs it fully here in Officer Down, playing Detective David Callahan, a corrupt, volatile cop with a drug problem, and past affiliations with the wrong kind of people. This film is what many would classify as a b movie, but I for one found it a careful, well casted and acted, loving throwback to the gritty cop flicks of the 70's, something in the vein of Joe Carnahan's Narc, or even Training Day. It sets up for an out and out action headbanger, but surprised me by calming down, and subverting itself, becoming a well structured, exciting, character based crime story that had me paying attention the entire time. Callahan has a past of slumming it in shady, mob run clubs, up to his ears in coke and whores. When his crooked past comes back to haunt him in the form of clues to a forgotten cold case that conveniently seem to fall into his lap, he's spurred to dig up old, painful memories to get to the truth of what's been going on. For an out of left field indie, it has a surprisingly intricate plot that I really didn't expect, and the mid story twists are invigorating, and reminded me why I love this sub genre. The eclectic cast alone is enough to warrant interest, with many an actor cast far against type to excellent result. James Woods pisses everyone off as spitfire police captain Verona, David Boreanaz and Stephen Lang kick in great work as Callahan's suspicious colleagues. Dominic Purcell nicely underplays a strip club owning prick with silent, mirthful evil, Annalyne McCord is great as A stripper in mortal danger, Walton Goggins is awesome as Detective Logue, aka The Angel, who figures mysteriously in the plot, and there's nice work from Soulja Boy, Tommy Flanagan, Oleg Taktarov, and Johnny Messner in a cameo as a growling ex cop psycho. All the elements are brought together nicely to give us a bare bones, tough ass dose of character driven pulp that really enjoyable.

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