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The Force (2017)

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THE FORCE goes inside an embattled urban police department struggling to rebuild trust in one of America's most violent yet promising cities.

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Peter Nicks

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Linda Davis (story), Linda Davis | 4 more credits »
2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Cat Brooks Cat Brooks ... Herself (as Sheilagh Polk)
Jonathan Cairo Jonathan Cairo ... Himself
Ben McBride Ben McBride ... Himself
Johnna Watson Johnna Watson ... Herself
Sean Whent Sean Whent ... Himself
Juan Carlos Zapata Juan Carlos Zapata ... Bridesgroom
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THE FORCE goes inside an embattled urban police department struggling to rebuild trust in one of America's most violent yet promising cities.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

29 January 2018 (UK) See more »

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Oakland, California, USA

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$59,912, 16 November 2017
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An everyday police crisis.
22 March 2018 | by yiannis1987See all my reviews

A strong film that tackles a charged subject in a fair and even-handed manner. The Force will give viewers of all social and political persuasions much to think about afterwards.


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