Delivers an emotional wallop

By macktan
Written September 23, 2012
As angry as I am most times with the police, I'm surprised that there are cop movies that can move me, and this one certainly did. It succeeds mainly because it humanizes the cops by spending most of the film on their relationship. They are just two guys with a sense of humor and also a heart for the people in the hood, those who deserve their heart. Of course, with bad guys they are ruthless. The film all comes together the last 45 minutes. Before then, I was wondering "okay, where is this going?" but it finally go there and did it well.
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Pleasant Surprise

By rickyjoh90
Written September 26, 2012
I have been recommending this movie to everyone I know. You should too. The humor, the action is all on point and with perfect timing. Whether you're a cop or a thug, there is something for you in this movie.
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DID NOT WANT THE WATCH TO END!!

By kkgnca
Written September 23, 2012
Gritty? Definitely! Realistic? Absolutely! Brutal? Immensely! Entertaining? Oh my, YES!! I don't understand why Michael Pena and Jake Gyllenhaal are not at the top of everyone's best actor list this year. Their chemistry is off the charts. Add their performances to a top notch script that is filled with heart, humor and tension and you've got a film that defines what we go to movies for. And for all of it's action and violence, the real story is the loving friendship between the two main characters. Absolutely authentic. I loved this movie!
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EXCELLENT MOVIE

By noeaston1
Written October 02, 2012
What entertaining this movie is, So Real, with todays movies they have so much special affects that you know its not real and go along with it, But the actors did a very good job, I felt like it was video taped for Real and it keeps you laughing until the very end, but then it gives you a good feeling at the very end... You have to see for yourself.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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End of Watch for-Get a look into what is happening in the sea of millions of people.

By tvcsunny06
Written September 27, 2012
This is a must see movie if you like cop movies or shows. You really felt like you were riding along with them. The hand held cameras were a little hard to handle sometimes but the story line and the wonderful partnership and friendship between the two police officers make you forget the camera. If you are a fan of Southland, you will definintely love this movie. Wonderful actors and very entertaining, Not for younger viewers, very graphic and lots and lots of the F word, almost too much I thought until the next day I listened to an actual recording of city police in a shoot out with cartel (in another state) and realized it did sound the same and the vocabulary was the same. Made me thankful I live 41 miles east of L.A.
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