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Out of Control (2009)

Against her father's wishes, a young female cop in Chicago pursues her dream of becoming a detective when she's brought on to investigate a major murder case.

Director:

Jean-Claude Lord

Writer:

Arthur Holden
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Laura Vandervoort ... Marcie Cutler
Chris Kramer ... Gus Sutton
Amy Sloan ... Lisa Grant
Francis X. McCarthy ... Mike Cutler (as Francis Xavier McCarthy)
Leni Parker ... Donna Sinclair
Brett Watson Brett Watson ... Stanley Deluca
Patrick John Costello ... Ray Stone (as Patrick Costello)
Romano Orzari ... John Tucci
Anna Hopkins ... Young Woman
Sam Stone Sam Stone ... Pawn Shop Owner
Daniel Brochu Daniel Brochu ... Danny
Nancy-Ann Michaud ... Waitress
Giovanni Cipolla Giovanni Cipolla ... Cop #1
Ralph Prosper ... Desk Sergeant
David L. McCallum David L. McCallum ... Charlie
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Storyline

Marcie Cutler and her associate Stanley Deluca are the forensic scientists with the Chicago Police Department - they civilian positions - but it is well known in the department that Marcie has aspirations to become a police detective following in the footsteps of her now retired father, Mike Cutler. Such a move would not sit well with Mike. The latest case on which Marcie and Stanley are working is the shooting death of Ray Stone, the case led by partnered Detectives Gus Sutton and Lisa Grant. Ray is not only a known lowlife within the drug world, but was also one of Lisa's trusted informants. While Lisa was mentored by Mike who would trust his life in her hands, Gus is an unknown quantity having transferred from the San Francisco Police Department. Despite Lisa's reputation, she is also known to be going through some problems which may be affecting her work, including her husband having recently died, and known within some circles that she now has a drinking problem probably due to ... Written by Huggo

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cheap cop show
5 May 2019 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Marcie Cutler (Laura Vandervoort) works police forensics in Chicago and aspires to be a detective despite her hero cop father's objection. She is brought into a new murder case. It's detective Lisa Grant's drug dealer informant. She's a recovering drunk and her gun is missing. She and Gus Sutton investigate the case with personal motives. Their supervisor Sinclair suspects a crooked cop within their ranks and brings in outsider Marcie to investigate.

I'm all in for Vandervoort. She is a gorgeous human being. Her acting is better than expected. This is a cheap cop drama. Quite frankly, Lisa is the more compelling character. The story would function better as a paranoid crime drama with Grant as the lead. Marcie is the less dramatic and less believable character. The plot is forcing her into the story. It would be more believable for getting Marcie's father into the investigation. The production, the writing, and the directing are all second rate. I imagine if this is the pilot, the show would not get picked up.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

5 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El intruso See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Incendo Productions See more »
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Color:

Color | Black and White (freeze frame)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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