Cop Land Synopsis
New Jersey sheriff tackles New York police cover-up.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Cop Land isn't a perfect piece, but it's sober, wise and adult.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
James Mangold follows up the promise of his excellent "Heavy" with this smartly written, superbly acted melodrama.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
A good film prevented from being a great film by an act of well-intentioned but misguided casting.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Branching out in a bold new direction, Stallone is quietly devastating. James Mangold has directed Cop Land from his own ardent, audacious...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
While this is probably the actor's best turn since Rocky, and he does a credible job that may earn him the opportunity to do more "serious"...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Dense, meandering, ambitious yet jarringly pulpy, this tale of big-city corruption in small-town America has competence without mood or...
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60

TV Guide

Writer-director James Mangold has surrounded Stallone with an exceptional ensemble cast, and Sly is smart enough to let the actors do the...
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60

Empire

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An honourable attempt to return the mainstream thriller to a more serious, intelligent vein, yet ultimately lacks the complexity of...
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50

San Francisco Examiner

By Barbara Shulgasser
Cop Land presents a fairly involved plot, and Mangold is not equipped to do more than blurt all the information onto the screen and let the...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The characters are all over the map, there are too many unclear story threads, our sympathies are confused, and there's an unconvincing...
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A+

By damelax44
Great movie, sly stallone really breaks away from his usual action hero role and does a fantastic job, must see!...

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Rated R