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Cop Car (2015)

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A small-town sheriff sets out to find the two kids who have taken his car on a joy ride.

Director:

Jon Watts
1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Bacon ... Sheriff Kretzer
James Freedson-Jackson ... Travis
Hays Wellford ... Harrison
Camryn Manheim ... Bev
Shea Whigham ... Man
Sean Hartley Sean Hartley ... Motorcycle Cop
Kyra Sedgwick ... Dispatch (voice)
Loi Nguyen Loi Nguyen ... Waiter
Sit Lenh Sit Lenh ... Hostess
Chuck Kull Chuck Kull ... Officer #1
Thomas Coates Thomas Coates ... Officer #2
Kathleen Bentley Kathleen Bentley ... Trailer Park Lady
Justin Barr Justin Barr ... Guy in Trailer Park
Adam Barr Adam Barr ... Drunk at Intersection
Lily Heber Lily Heber ... Dog
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Storyline

A pair of ten-year-olds find an abandoned cop car in a field. When they take it for a joyride, it seems like they could kill themselves at any moment. But things only get worse when the small town sheriff goes looking for his missing car. The kids find themselves in the center of a deadly game of cat and mouse they don't understand and the only way out is to go as fast as their cop car can take them.

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Taglines:

The ride is just getting started. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Quinlan County doesn't actually exist in CO. According to Bacon, this city is supposed to be set in Fountain, CO, just south of Colorado Springs and a part of El Paso County. See more »

Goofs

When the sheriff is trying to get into the car in the trailer park, several of the shots show the sun shield down under the reflective shield. After he gets into the car, it's up so he can checks above it for keys. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Travis: [walking in an open field] Wiener.
Harrison: Wiener.
Travis: Boobs.
Harrison: Boobs.
Travis: Pussy.
Harrison: Pussy.
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Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: Box Office Number Crunching (2016) See more »

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She's Got You
Written by John Mears, James Mears, Thomas Mears
Performed by The Mears Brothers
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User Reviews

 
Unexpected and entertaining
4 February 2016 | by Jarlus1See all my reviews

I really wasn't sure what kind of movie this was going to be, it had a very lighthearted vibe for a while to a point where I was thinking it was going to be a very clean and tidy movie. Then came in darker elements to create what I felt was a more "full" movie.

The acting wasn't terrible. Most of the roles didn't call for great acting and the child actors were as good as you can get these days. And yeah the kids can be pretty damn stupid but that's how kids are. I have kids of my own and I felt the script for the kids was spot on. Kids have wonky ass concerns and realizations. They learn things differently and accidentally. They get dumb ideas and fail to execute good ideas. That is how children roll.

The movie kept me guessing as to where it was going to end up because when kids are so heavily involved in movies writers and directors have a tendency to weaken the movie. This movie told an adult story through children and that's not easy to do so props.

7/10

@JarlJarlBinks


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cop Car See more »

Filming Locations:

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,146, 9 August 2015

Gross USA:

$134,552

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$143,658
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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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