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Partners in Action (2002)

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Jack Cunningham is an ex-cop who attempts to uncover a drug ring involving some corrupt former co-workers. When Jack is framed for murder, a young teenager decides to help Jack prove his ... See full summary »

Director:

Sidney J. Furie

Writers:

Eddy Matalon (story), Timothy Prager (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Armand Assante ... Jack Cunningham
Douglas Smith ... Teddy (as Doug Smith)
Larry Day ... Capt Spiotta
Mpho Koaho ... Ty
Alex Karzis ... Tony Georgiotis
Roy Lewis Roy Lewis ... Pete
Tracy Shreve Tracy Shreve ... Mariann
Joseph Scoren ... Pauli
Michael Anthony Rawlins ... Manny
Shannon Lawson ... Karen Roman
Mif ... Joey
Alan Catlin Alan Catlin ... Bill
Colin O'Meara Colin O'Meara ... Cop
Kirstin Rae Hinton ... Waitress (as Kirstin Hinton)
Dan Willmott ... Sean McKenna
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Storyline

Jack Cunningham is an ex-cop who attempts to uncover a drug ring involving some corrupt former co-workers. When Jack is framed for murder, a young teenager decides to help Jack prove his innocence. Now the two must run from the law and the dirty cops. Written by Trey Evans

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Taglines:

Wrong Cop. Wrong Time.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and violence | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Hannibal Pictures

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Baj-társak See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Teddy: I'm gonna put a bullet right in your eye!
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Decent if derivative
24 December 2004 | by donjmillerSee all my reviews

Not terribly original in its basic plot, this film still managed to entertain me. Armand Assante delivers a solid performance, the major supporting roles are well handled, especially Douglas Smith's. There are enough fresh details in the story to make it work, and it tries hard to remain plausible. "Scenery chewing" over-the-top acting makes an appearance from time to time, perhaps in an effort to pump up the less inspired bits, or so it seemed to me. Blessedly, these moments were brief. As were the periods of subspace turbulence ... uh .. sorry, cinema verite camera shakiness. If you enjoy the "hard-boiled ex-cop with heart of gold, in trouble" thing (and who doesn't?), this film will deliver. Not the best, but it's got the goods.


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