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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Samuel L Jackson
Colin Farrell
Michelle Rodriguez
LL Cool J
Olivier Martinez
Directors
Clark Johnson
Screenwriters
David Ayer
David McKenna
Ian McKenna
Running Time
117 minutes

S.W.A.T.
Colin Farrell and Samuel L Jackson star are members of an elite S.W.A.T. unit in this stylish action thriller.


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Plot
Unfairly disgraced cop Jim Street is given the chance to redeem himself by joining an elite S.W.A.T. unit, headed up by hard-ass veteran Hondo Harrelson. Their first assignment: to keep an international drug kingpin in custody after he has publicly offered a cash reward for his breakout.


Verdict
The budget and stars come from a higher dimension, but this could be a pilot for a TV show. Solidly entertaining without being spectacular.


Reviewed by Alan Morrison

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