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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Sylvester Stallone
Harvey Keitel
Ray Liotta
Robert De Niro
Directors
James Mangold
Screenwriters
James Mangold
Running Time
105 minutes

Cop Land
Stallone does serious opposite De Niro and Keitel


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Plot
Freddy Heflin always wanted to be a cop, but because he is partially deaf, can go no higher than being a local sheriff in a town where many cops live. Gradually, however, Freddy begins to realise that some of the cops he idolises are not as honest as he is.


Verdict
A good effort, but the star power on show throws the proceedings off kilter somewhat, hiking up an expectation that the film ultimately cannot live up to.


Reviewed by Ian Freer

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