THE Cop Film of 2012

By Reel Reviewer
Written May 27, 2016
Every year needs its cop film of the year, and 2012 has "End of Watch." It isn't necessarily an action movie as it does a really great job of letting you get to know the partners played by Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña. When the credits roll you almost feel as if you should know their birthdays and what to get them for Christmas. As you would expect with these two accomplished actors, their performances were superb and you truly feel as if this is a tandem that could be out on the streets of L.A.'s South Central. The Curbside Gang quartet also did an incredible job as gangsters. Shot as a hybrid of traditional filmmaking and documentary style, David Ayer did a wonderful job of bringing it all together. The story was tight and without any glaring holes with an ending that will have you choked up. A very solid film that will stand the test of time. See it in the theaters.
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my kind of movie

By natebump77
Written August 28, 2016
from the trailer i knew i would like it, but turns out i loved it. cant wait to see it again soon. love the closeness of the 2 partners and the action was all there along with the now "modern" camera shooting from handheld devices instead of an actual camera on a tripod. love it, and recommend highly to any action goers.
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End of watch

By wayne russell
Written October 26, 2016
Great movie and more people should see it, to see what police officer risk there lives for! Sad ending,and hope more officers don't meet that kind of fate!!
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A Good Cop Movie!

By JonathanChoi
Written February 21, 2017
Seriously one of the best cop movies made. The two main characters have great chemistry and the action was intense. The dialogue was good, the supporting cast was good, their was really not much I didn't like about the film. As a man who once worked with cops I have to say that this is probably one of the closest to the real thing, where normal civilians get a small taste of what cops and their families go through in the world of law enforcement.
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End of Watch

By Benji9er
Written February 28, 2017
This is the most realistic police movie that I have seen. The main characters did an awesome job. The producer did a great job of depicting life everyday in the police world.
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