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Sweeney! ()


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Hard-bitten Flying Squad officer Jack Regan gets embroiled in a deadly political plot when an old friend asks him to investigate the death of his girlfriend. Framed on a drunk-drive charge... See more »

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D.I. Jack Regan
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D.S. George Carter
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Elliott McQueen
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Charles Baker
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Frank Chadwick
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Bianca Hamilton
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Johnson
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Ronnie Brent
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Mac
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Janice Wyatt
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Flying Squad Cdr. Maynon
Paul Angelis ...
Secret Serviceman
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D.S. Burtonshaw
John Alkin ...
D.S. Tom Daniels
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Matthews
Antony Scott ...
Johnson's Henchman
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Murder Inquiry Supt. (as Anthony Brown)
John Oxley ...
Chadwick's Deputy Editor
Peggy Aitchison ...
Carter's Neighbour
Hal Jeayes ...
Manservant
Sally Osborne ...
Sally
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Special Branch Sgt.
Chris Dillinger ...
Johnson's Henchman
Peter Childs ...
Murder Inquiry Insp.
Alan Mitchell ...
Detective Insp.
Leonard Kavanagh ...
Pathologist
Anthony Woodruff ...
Coroner
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P.P.S.
Matthew Long ...
Traffic Police Sgt.
Joyce Grant ...
McQueen's Secretary
Johnny Shannon ...
Scotland Yard Duty Sgt.
David Corti ...
Young Boy
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Chadwick's Secretary (as Susan Skipper)
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Chairman of the Oil Producers' Conference
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lewis Alexander ...
McQueen Party Guest (uncredited)
Tony Allen ...
Poilce Driver (uncredited)
Tony Allen ...
Bill the Driver (uncredited)
Del Baker ...
Johnson's Henchman (uncredited)
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Man with Tea (uncredited)
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Wages Security Guard (uncredited)
Aidan Harrington ...
Man at Party (uncredited)
Walter Henry ...
Oil Conference Executive (uncredited)
George Hilsdon ...
Security Man (uncredited)
Lew Hooper ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Roy Lansford ...
Man at Hotel (uncredited)
Aileen Lewis ...
McQueen Party Guest (uncredited)
Jay McGrath ...
Man in Street (uncredited)
Mike Reynell ...
Detective (uncredited)
Pat Ryan ...
Man at Court (uncredited)
Terry Sartain ...
Hotel Guest (uncredited)
Fred Stroud ...
Waiter (uncredited)
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Conference Official (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
Rita Tobin-Weske ...
Lady in Pub (uncredited)
Joseph Tregonino ...
Man on Bus (uncredited)

Directed by

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David Wickes

Written by

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Ranald Graham ... (screenplay)
 
Ian Kennedy Martin ... (based on "The Sweeney" created by)

Produced by

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Ted Childs ... producer
Lloyd Shirley ... executive producer
George Taylor ... executive producer

Music by

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Denis King

Cinematography by

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Dusty Miller ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Chris Burt

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Marilyn Johnson

Art Direction by

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William Alexander ... (as Bill Alexander)

Makeup Department

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Michael Morris ... makeup artist
Mary Sturgess ... hairdresser

Production Management

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Laurie Greenwood ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Michael Murray ... second assistant director
Bill Westley ... first assistant director

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Roger Bowles ... assistant art director
Bert Gardner ... production buyer

Sound Department

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Tony Dawe ... sound mixer
Mike Silverlock ... boom operator
Clive Smith ... sound editor
Hugh Strain ... dubbing mixer

Special Effects by

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Arthur Beavis ... special effects

Stunts

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Peter Brayham ... stunt arranger

Camera and Electrical Department

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Norman Langley ... second unit cameraman
John Maskall ... camera operator
John O'Donoghue ... chief electrician
Mike Proudfoot ... follow focus
Douglas Webb ... stillsman (as Doug Webb)
Paul Borg ... electrician (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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David Murphy ... wardrobe supervisor

Location Management

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Stephen Pushkin ... location manager

Music Department

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Denis King ... conductor (uncredited)

Other crew

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Joy Bayley ... production assistant
Peter Harvey ... production accountant
Catherine O'Brien ... unit publicist
Phyllis Townshend ... continuity

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Plot Summary

Hard-bitten Flying Squad officer Jack Regan gets embroiled in a deadly political plot when an old friend asks him to investigate the death of his girlfriend. Framed on a drunk-drive charge and suspended from the force, with his partner and best mate George Carter unable to help, Jack must rely on his wits to evade deadly government hitmen and expose the real villain of the piece. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines The roughest, toughest men from London's greatest crime squad smash their way onto the big screen! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Poliisihälytys Sweeney (Finland)
  • La squadra speciale dell'ispettore Swenney (Italy)
  • O ektelestis ypsilon prosopon (Greece)
  • Deckname Sweeny (West Germany)
  • Politiets hårde rødder (Denmark)
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  • 89 min
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Budget GBP130,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The first British movie to be shown legally in Communist China. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Unforgettable John Thaw (2012). See more »
Soundtracks Rampage See more »
Quotes Det. Insp. Jack Regan: Shut it!
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