R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves.
10 September 2012 | nick_white_5
8 | Likable, believable characters make this a realistically funny, intense and emotionally gripping cop movie.
When I actually sit down and think about it, there aren't many good movies about your average, every day police ...
The lead characters in the movie were loosely based on real life LAPD Officers Charles Wunder and Jamie McBride. They were partners in Newton Division in the mid to late 90's.
I am the police, and I'm here to arrest you. You've broken the law. I did not write the law. I may even disagree with the law but I will enforce it. No matter how you plead, cajole, beg or attempt to stir my sympathies, nothing you do will stop me ...
As Taylor and Zavala drive towards the house they set out to search, there is no passenger cage in the vehicle they are driving. However as they exit the vehicle, another shot shows their vehicle to be a marked Police Interceptor with a passenger cage installed.
$13,152,683 (USA) (21 September 2012)
$40,983,001 (USA) (11 January 2013)