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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.

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Jon Watts
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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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Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Viatura 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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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The license plate on the cop car is a Colorado government plate. The county on the side of the cop car is a city found in Texas, located in Hunt County. There is no Quinlan County listed in Colorado, or any other state. 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 »

Soundtracks

Friends End Theme
Written by Phil Mossman
Performed by Phil Mossman
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Solid film, the type I wish they'd make more of.
14 August 2015 | by colmagnSee all my reviews

Great characters. Their back stories are hinted at and your imagination fills in the gaps.

Great writing. The dialogue has weight and sounds natural.

Great scenery. It's on the outskirts of an old dusty town, way out in the back-roads of somewhere and it looks beautiful.

Great storyline and a great score all at a nice pace and under a one and half hour running time. It has no need for flashy, gimmicky explosions or a convoluted and overly-complicated plot.

This is the best film I saw this summer.

It's a simple original story that keeps you wondering what will happen next. I don't know how a film like this can get made any more.

Kevin Bacon was pretty great too.


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