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Edison (2005)

Upon discovering a den of corrupt policemen, a fresh-faced journalist makes shaky allies in a jaded reporter and investigator for a powerful district attorney.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ashford
... Wallace
... Pollack
... Deed
... Lazerov
... Tilman
... Reigert
... Maria
... Isiaha
... Rook
... Reyes
Darryl Quon ... Wu
... Ives
... Butler (as Tim Paul Perez)
... Willow
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Josh Pollack, a naive and ambitious reporter, is convinced the F.R.A.T., an elite force within the Edison Police Department, is corrupted. Working on a homicide case, he begins to unearth evidence which suggests that the entire justice system is willingly turning a blind eye to the abuses of the this force. When his life and that of his girlfriend are threatened from his research, he join forces with his editor, a once-famous reporter, and a renown private detective to bring down the F.R.A.T. and every one behind it. Written by Ploy P.

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Corruption, Righteousness, Lawless, In this city, only the cops are above the law.


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Rated R for strong violence and language, and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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11 November 2005 (Italy)  »

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Edison Force  »

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$25,150,000 (estimated)
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Originally set for a U.S. theatrical release in 2005, the film was pushed back after poor test screenings. Ultimately the film was release direct-to-DVD in the domestic market, after remaining unreleased during a sustained time of uncertainty. See more »

Goofs

At 1:11:13 a gunshot is fired which sounds silenced, at 1:11:15 the gun which fires the shot is shown with no silencer and the slide of the gun is shown locked open as if its the last shot in the magazine, then at 1:11:17 the same gun is shown again with the slide closed back in its normal position without any noise or character interaction. See more »

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Deed: You're a big venue now. Global commerce, sports franchises, chit chat cafés. But you don't get it, because you don't see it. Life is not what you think it is. Because of guys like us, you can go on thinking it, 'til reality sets in. Reality's a motherfucker.
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Referenced in The Task: Pilot (2016) See more »

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Hurdy Gurdy Man
Written by Donovan (as Donovan Leitch)
Performed by Donovan
Published by Donovan Music Limited, Admin. by Peer International Corp. (BMI)
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Hey... it wasn't THAT bad!
25 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

Oh please... the worst movie ever?? Not even close. Any movie with Spacey and Freeman can't be all that bad. McDermott was actually pretty good. His 'bad boy cop' routine worked and LL Cool Jay was even OK as his partner. Nothing special but come on. Worst movie? You obviously don't see that many!

Bad cops vs cub reporter / aging veteran reporter. Not the most original story but there were enough action scenes to keep me interested and with the exception of Timberlake, the acting was good and the directing was quick and clean.

The worst part of the movie was Spaceys wig.


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