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On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 2001-10-05
Runtime 122 minutes
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katrice_masters shared a tip "Ethan Hawke another fave actor but I love the art of storytelling in the film"
LuckyPost shared a tip "Great movie! Acting top notch!!!"
LuckyPost shared a tip "Fantastic movie, sheds light to some dark aspects in the police force. Denzel is sensational in this role!!!"
jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Just a wild movie, I won't forget it anytime soon"
amy_santi shared a tip "A Little Outdated But Denzel Washington Is Superb In This Highly Recommend A Watch"
ivette_baez shared a tip "Great Denzel Washington film. Ethan Hawke was stellar as well."
michael_goggin shared a tip "Denzel at his best"
dorian_adams shared a tip "Could be my favorite Denzel Washington performance."
carl_walker_4083 shared a tip "It's quite violent"
freemon_jackson shared a tip "Denzel's finest!"
xtine21 shared a tip "One of my favorite Denzel movies. But then again most his movies are my favorite."
danielsan shared a tip "Must watch"
william_anikin shared a tip "King Kong ain't got **** in me"
sonya_reid shared a tip "Just rewatched it again and definitely one of my faves! This guy is the picture of Narcissism. Loved/Hated this guy."
cynthia_paul shared a tip "Most badass movie ever"
yvan_menard shared a tip "A very scary non horror movie."
shimloo shared a tip "Loved it, American classic"
maurice_franklin_ii shared a tip "Must see one of Denzel best work"
jonny_cash shared a tip "Best movie eva"
ellen_swercewski shared a tip "We are watching season 5 of The Last Kingdom on Netflix. How about you?"
Squatch shared a tip "Fast pacing and Washington's knockout performance make this a real standout in a well-worn genre."
robert_villarreal shared a tip "It has a lot of action and a great twist at the end. There are also some great lines in there!"
sydney_daniels_478 shared a tip "Denzel's monologues and the fast paced story line make the movie fascinating it's also based on a true story"
kyesis_autumn shared a tip "Its just a really good moving showing that theres good and bad cops. The twisted and corrupted cops get whats coming to them."
crisis_release shared a tip "Rewatched for the first time since I saw it in the theaters. Still holds up. #kingkongaintgotshitonme"
monica_cox_9284 shared a tip "This movie was a blast to watch ⌚"
Ryansmoviereview shared a tip "It’s really not that great of a movie, but Denzel was compelling"
misterdoy1e shared a tip "One of my top 10 all time!"
tiffany_good shared a tip "##kingkongaintgotshitonme #drama #intense"
rvn_rpl shared a tip "Great acting"
rich_mcneill shared a tip "Denzel is an amazing actor. Even as the 'bad guy's he's so versatile. Amazing flick"
civil_alpaca shared a tip "If you're looking for a solid action movie to watch with dinner, you can't go wrong with this Denzel Washington classic."
starbreezy shared a tip "Just the fact that everything that happened happened in one day is insane. I like that. Just like Friday"
kingdom_fire_channel shared a tip "Great Role From Denzel"
tristen_terry shared a tip "Very good suspenseful"
jessica_jackson_2533 shared a tip "This was crazy good, but I’ll never watch it again. Lol I was deeply disturbed."