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Search Result: Cops In Movies

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25 of Television's Most Unforgettable Police Characters

May 28, 2014
TV’s police characters have left an impression on the public and how America views the police profession. Fox News lists 25 of the most unforgettable ones.

A Hollywood Lesson in Heroes

March 6, 2014
And so I sat down and waited for highlights of hero-celebrating fare, looking forward to clips of "End of Shift," "Ladder 49," and "Backdraft." I figured I'd maybe catch a glimpse of a pre-"Cheers" Ted Danson in the role of ill-fated LAPD Officer Ian Campbell in "The Onion Field."

Cop Turned Actor Dennis Farina Dies

July 22, 2013
Dennis Farina, the former Chicago cop who made a second career in movies and TV, has died in Arizona. Farina served for 18 years with the Chicago Police Department, before working his way into movies.

Will 'End of Watch' Shift the Perception of Cops?

February 11, 2013
"End of Watch" provides a refreshing avoidance of the Hollywood formula. This production has captured the most realistic depiction of everyday police officers working a gang-infested, economically-depressed, crime-ridden area.

Is 'End of Watch' Just 'Training Day II?'

October 1, 2012
"End of Watch" is from start to finish undeniably entertaining, and on those occasions when it is on tactically and procedurally sound footing, it transcends any other patrol-oriented film I have ever seen.

End of Watch Podcast

September 20, 2012

David Ayer, the director and screenwriter of "End of Watch," spoke to PoliceMag.com about his new cop movie. The one-time "Training Day" writer explains to Web Editor Paul Clinton how he made a movie that is pro law enforcement. Read our companion blog, "'End of Watch' Based On LAPD Cop's Patrol Duty."

'End of Watch' Based On LAPD Cop's Patrol Duty

September 20, 2012
Open Road's "End of Watch" was based on the experiences of Captain Jamie FitzSimons, a former LAPD patrol officer who worked South Los Angeles neighborhoods in the 1990s. This is the primary reason the movie rings true with an authentic approach to police work.

End of Watch Trailer

September 14, 2012

End of Watch is an action thriller from the writer of Training Day, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña as young Los Angeles police officers who discover a secret that makes them the target of the country's most dangerous drug cartel.

NLEOMF's 'Heroes Behind the Badge' Doc Arrives In Fall

March 23, 2012
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) and Modern City Entertainment are teaming up to create "Heroes Behind the Badge," a documentary about the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers.

'Act of Valor:' Where's the Police Version?

March 6, 2012
If you've been on the fence about seeing "Act of Valor," I hope that you will plop down your 10 bucks and do so. Maybe if "Act of Valor" is a hit, they'll make more movies that honor the sacrifice of the military instead of deriding our warriors.

Movie Review: Rampart

February 14, 2012
"Rampart" is another depiction of the evil white-guy cop, played this time by over-the-top Woody Harrelson, and the good black guy played by gangbanger-gone-actor Ice Cube.

Reserve Officer To Direct 'Police Academy' Movie

January 10, 2012
New Line Cinema has picked a reserve police officer to direct a new "Police Academy" and reboot the popular 1980s spoofs about a ragtag group of recruits called on to save the city.

Memorable Cop Movies

March 4, 2010
Unfortunately, 2009 wasn't a particularly high-water mark for movies in my book, which makes it all the more tempting to reflect on another staple: the cop movie.

POLICE Readers Pick 'Dirty Harry' As Best Cop Movie Ever

March 4, 2010
Ballots were counted. Voted were tallied. POLICE Magazine's readers picked their favorite cop movies in our "Best Cop Movie Ever" survey, and the results are in.

Colors Movie Trailer

March 4, 2010

Two Los Angeles Police Department officers played by Sean Penn and Robert Duval patrol the streets of South Central in Dennis Hopper's 1988 cop classic.

Bullitt Trailer

March 4, 2010

Steve McQueen's San Francisco detective in 1968's "Bullitt" investigates a Chicago mobster's murder and tells villain Robert Vaughn, "You work your side of the street, and I'll work mine."

French Connection Trailer

March 4, 2010

NYPD detective Popeye Doyle (Gene Hackman) investigates a drug trafficking case using his hard-edged style in 1971's "The French Connection."

48 Hrs. Trailer

March 4, 2010

Rough-and-tumble detective Nick Nolte needs help from Eddie Murphy, a wisecracking convict, to catch a a murderous duo in 48 Hrs. (1982).

Dirty Harry Feels Lucky

March 4, 2010

Clint Eastwood created an icon in his portrayal of San Francisco detective "Dirty" Harry Callahan, whose signature lines and Smith & Wesson .44 Magnum revolver gave him an edge against street thugs.

L.A. Confidential Trailer

March 4, 2010

In L.A. Confidential, from 1997, Russell Crowe and Guy Pearce play cops in 1950s Los Angeles with a noirish backdrop of police corruption and Hollywood sleaze.

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