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Dirty (2005)

R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 2005 (Portugal)
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Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Gangster #1
... Officer Armando Sancho
... Tatiana
... Captain Spain
Roberto 'Lil Rob' Flores ... Gangster #4 (as Robert Flores)
... Rita
... Gangster #3
... Officer Rodriguez
... Salim Adel
... Daddy
... Brax
... Lieutenant
... Baine
... Ronnie
... Wallace
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In a Los Angeles dominated by violent gangs and a corrupt LAPD Precinct, the dirty Officer Armando Sancho is haunted by his guilty since an innocent old man was accidentally killed in an operation with his also dirty partner Salim Adel. The Internal Affairs is pressing Sancho, who feels split between the loyalty to his mates and his conscience, and he has to make a statement at 6:00 PM. When his superiors Captain Spain and his Lieutenant assign the two cops for an operation dealing drugs apprehended by the police and stored as evidence with a powerful drug dealer, Sancho feels that something is wrong and they have been framed. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Violence Is A Language People Understand

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, some sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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2005 (Portugal)  »

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Prljavi policajci  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,638, 29 January 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$271,078, 5 March 2006
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Trivia

The roulette scene is reminiscent of the movie 187 in which Clifton Gonzalez starred. See more »

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Officer Salim Adel: I hate white people.
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Referenced in Gettin' Dirty (2006) See more »

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El Hampa
Written by Juan Carlos Barrios
Performed by Radio Zumbido
Courtesy of Palm Pictures
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no hope
19 May 2007 | by See all my reviews

there was a review quote " If you liked " Traing Day " then you will like this. No, its way past Training Day in violence. Way past anything I've seen in the gritty reality stakes. A bad part of Los Angeles, where the population, it seems to me, is split between predators and prey.... and even the prey are opportunists who will turn to crime when it suits them. Thats the message of this movie. A corner of Tinseltown where civilisation does not exist, where anarchy rules, where the police are the most powerful criminal gang and will do anything to stay there. Everything's corrupt, except possibly the impotent Internal affairs office. Police officer played by Cuba Gooding Jr says to his partner played by Clifton Collins Jr. " Don't you get it ? there ARE no gangs, we've got rid of them all and WE are the only gang left " A good movie, but one that left a strong feeling of foreboding in me, and a realisation that all of us depend on a very thin veneer of civilisation, which, when overstressed can collapse in ruins.


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