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Taking place years after The Haunting of Molly Hartley, who now, as an adult, has fallen under the possession of an evil spirit and must be exorcised by a fallen priest before the devil completely takes her.
After breaking up with her girlfriend, a Brooklyn musician moves back in with her mother. Playing for tip money in an old friend's bar, an unexpected relationship begins to take shape. Based on the life and times of Alyssa Robbins.
On her first day of the job, brand new Internal Affairs detective, Jessica Dawson (Mena Suvari), gets caught up in the aftermath of a violent drug bust that includes an officer shooting of an innocent young teenager. The facts, as reported by the two narcotic detectives, just don't seem to add up. As she struggles to find the truth, the ramifications of a single lie reverberate throughout the whole precinct. Soon she finds she can't trust anyone, including the precinct captain (Martin Sheen). In this gritty crime thriller that could be ripped from today's headlines, it's cop vs. cop in a deadly fight for honor.Written by
Jennifer Love Hewitt was attached to play the role of Jessica Dawson, but had to drop out after learning she was pregnant. The role went to Mena Suvari. See more »
While "framing" the dead kid at the start of the movie, the officer first puts the boys finger prints onto the gun, going as far as to fire 2 shots using the boys hand and impregnating it with gunpowder residue, then proceeds to wipe those prints from the gun again, applying his own prints by throwing it onto the floor with his own uncovered hand. So in the end the gun has only the officers prints on it. See more »
A decent low-budget potboiler buoyed by credible performances but marred by incessant camera movement
As a low-budget DTV production, "Badge of Honor" is a credible effort. It's not in the same league as "We Own the Night," "Street Kings" or "Serpico;" however, it maintains the audience's attention and interest. Its greatest strength lies in credible performances by the entire cast. It's greatest weakness is undoubtedly the incessant camera movement. I can't remember a single shot that looked as if the camera were locked down. The amount of camera motion, particularly in inappropriate shots, was frequently distracting. It also seemed a little thin on forensics and police procedures. For that matter, a large drug deal in an early scene didn't seem very realistic. The POV was also a little muddled, as at least two characters had memory flashes. Compared to top-notch police procedural films, it ranks somewhere in the middle of the herd, well back from the must-see films. However, compared to DTV productions shot in Eastern Europe starring faded action stars from the 1970s and 1980s, it's a much more rewarding cinematic experience.
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