Cop Movie Review Summary

Actors: James Woods, Lesley Ann Warren, Charles Durning, Charles Haid

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Based on James Ellroy's "Blood on the Moon", COP is a film written and directed by James B. Harris in 1988.
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James Woods plays an L.A. policeman named Lloyd Hopkins, the hero of James Ellroy's trilogy. Lloyd considers his job to be a personal fight against the evil that crawls in the streets of Los Angeles. He's also neglecting his daughter and his wife who doesn't understand him anymore. The chief of the department thinks Lloyd is a good element but is not at all convinced that there are mass murderers hidden in Los Angeles as Lloyd tries to persuade him.

Events move faster when Lloyd's wife leaves home with their daughter and disappears in San Francisco. At the same moment, Lloyd has to investigate a violent murder and convince his boss that the one responsible for it is a serial killer who has already killed before.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Wife Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   catching brutal killer/stalker

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   actual description of sex Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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