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The Sweeney

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Thriller, Crime

Release Date :

March 01, 2013 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Nick Love

Starring :

Ray Winstone, Plan B, Damian Lewis, Hayley Atwell, Allen Leech, Steven Mackintosh, Steven Waddington, Alan Ford

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 5

“..the action's arresting but the dialogue's not much cop in this well-played and enjoyable hardboiled British police thriller..”
by Damon Wise [Empire Online]
3 of 5

“..Plan B doesn't really have the acting chops for this, but Winstone's more effective co-stars are the city and the film's honest, unembarrassed embrace of Hollywood-style action on the unlikely streets of London..”
by Dave Calhoun [Time Out London]
1 of 5

“..it's a brainless joyride that ends up spinning its wheels in macho cliches..”
by Steve Rose [The Guardian]
2 of 5

“..is a film out of time; a reboot that feels more dated than the original..”
by Robbie Collin [Daily Telegraph]

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