'The Sweeney' -- 3 stars

<b>R; 1:52 running time</b><br><br>
"The Sweeney," based on an influential British TV show of the 1970s, is a down-and-dirty genre picture that manages a couple of decent plot twists, a couple of passable car chases and two epic shootouts. The Brits may be decades behind the French in the car-chase game, but director Nick Love has studied his Michael Mann ("Heat") and learned how hard-boiled men and women of violence look, think, fight and shoot. -- Roger Moore<br><br><a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-0226-sweeney-20130228,0,5149750.story>Read the full "The Sweeney" movie review</a>

( February 28, 2013 )

R; 1:52 running time

"The Sweeney," based on an influential British TV show of the 1970s, is a down-and-dirty genre picture that manages a couple of decent plot twists, a couple of passable car chases and two epic shootouts. The Brits may be decades behind the French in the car-chase game, but director Nick Love has studied his Michael Mann ("Heat") and learned how hard-boiled men and women of violence look, think, fight and shoot. -- Roger Moore

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