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Line of Duty (2019)

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A disgraced cop finds himself in a race against time to find a kidnap victim whose abductor he accidentally killed.

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Steven C. Miller

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Jeremy Drysdale
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Cast

Credited cast:
Courtney Eaton ... Ava Brooks
Dina Meyer ... Ruth Carter
Giancarlo Esposito ... Volk
Aaron Eckhart ... Frank Penny
Ben McKenzie ... Dean Keller
Jessica Lu ... Clover
Lindsey Garrett ... Walter
David Shae ... Telescope
Betsy Landin ... Maya Prinz
Nickola Shreli ... Hendrix
Leslie Sides ... Market Vendor
MWW Michael Wilkerson ... Man Watching Live Coverage
Jonathan Aidan Cockrell ... Market Shopper
Brandon Morris ... Radio Commanding Officer
Gary Peebles ... Bunny
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Frank Penny is a disgraced cop looking for a shot at redemption after killing a child abductor. With the police chief's 11-year-old daughter's life on the line, Frank goes rogue to try and save her. But to find the girl Frank will need the help of vlogger Ava Brooks, whose live-streaming news channel is broadcasting Frank's every move. While a city watches, Frank and Ava race against time and not only do they have to face every daring obstacle but also the abductor' brother who's out for revenge. Written by jesusblack-91294

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The clock is ticking. The world is watching.

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Action | Thriller

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(Rated R for violence) | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Live! See more »

Filming Locations:

Birmingham, Alabama, USA

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$61,969
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Trivia

Several Line of Duty cast members have appeared in alternate versions of the "Batman" universe. Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent in The Dark Knight (2008), Dina Meyer as Batgirl/Barbara Gordon in Birds of Prey (2002), and Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon in Gotham (2014). See more »

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when the villain is sitting on a bed loading AR-15 magazines, you can clearly see that all the primers are dented, indicating they are expended rounds. this was a close up shot, it's very obvious. See more »

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By-the-Books and Tame, but Fast and Pleasantly Silly Enough to Entertain
15 November 2019 | by TwistedContentSee all my reviews

Steven C. Miller has been pumping out thrillers for a few years now, "Line of Duty" is neither his best or worst, its his usual - average. However, it's a light and easy watch, home screen entertainment is provided by lots of action, an eventful albeit oversimplified plot, recognizable actors & mild comedy consisting of familiar kind of jokes.

Let's just say I was a little less grumpier after seeing "Line of Duty", 'cause while it is quite shallow, cliché and, well, flawed, it's also light and fun for anyone who enjoys thrillers and crime flicks in the comfort or their own couch. The cast definitely helped, Aaron Eckhart did what he's supposed to, Giancarlo Esposito didn't have the amount of screen time I was expecting & as I'm a guy who's seen all the episodes of "Gotham", it was very cool seeing Ben Mckenzie in a movie for the first time (and as a villain!). Story's rather simple, the usual police thriller type of stuff, infused, of course, with a character who brings millennial vibes and culture into the script. That's starting to look more and more like a mandatory thing in movies nowadays. Don't get me wrong though, it didn't take away from the movie. Gotta live with the times, right. Towards the ending the plot gets more underwhelming, but it all ends on kind of silly yet a positive note, cranks out a smile. Thankfully, visually, while looking like a standard 2010's mid-tier action thriller, it's still appealing enough, decently shot and edited. I also noticed a few nice stunts.

Basically, once you throw realism out the door and don't expect any smart innovations, you're in for a forgettable but enjoyable ride. On one hand, Steven C. Millers filmography amazes me, but on the other, as a sum, it's barely scratching the average line. I think the guy has more potential, if he'd just slow down a little. My rating: 5/10.


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