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S.W.A.T. Movie Review Summary

Actors: Colin Farrell, Samuel L. Jackson, Josh Charles, Michelle Rodriguez

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Harrelson (Jackson) is assigned to recruit and train five top-notch cops for a new Special Weapons and Tactics unit (S.W.A.T.). after weeks of demanding physical training the new S.W.A.T. team is quickly thrown into action when nortorious drug lord Alex Montel (Oliver Martinez), audaciously offers a $100 million bounty to anyone who can free him from police custody. But as they escort the kingpin out of L.A. and into the hands of the feds, their mission is compromised by a ruthless, heavily armed band of mercenaries.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Jon McPartland




A Swat officer is fired from the squad because of his partner's negligence. Six months later a cop is looking for four others to fill a new sqaud. The ex-swat guy and 3 others join. After training they are sent to transport a dangerous criminal who offers 100 million dollars to whoever frees him. They have to deal with several gangs and crooked cops who are looking to free the criminal.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer




Two SWAT team members get into hot water over a decision they make while on a job. Brian Gamble quits the team in disgust, while Jim Street takes a demotion in the hopes of one day being allowed back on the team. He gets his chance when "Hondo" (Jackson) is assigned to recruit five cops for a new SWAT unit.

After weeks of tough training, the new unit is thrown in at the deep end when a notorius drug lord announces on national television - while he is being taken to jail - that he will pay $100 million to whoever frees him.

It is while escorting this felon out of Los Angeles and into the hands of the Feds that the action kicks into gear! Ex-SWAT agent Gamble turns out to be the mastermind behind a plan to set the drug lord free, and Street has to face his old partner from the other side of the law.
The review of this Movie prepared by Cheryl Woodbridge




Los Angeles police officer Jim Street (Farrell) is cooling his heels on a menial off-the-street assignment following problems with and the resignation of his wildly erratic S.W.A.T. partner. A new officer has been brought into the unit, assigned with invigorating and reforming the department. Hondo (Jackson) recruits a team of what appear to be young misfits (Rodriguez, LL Cool J) to the existing team.

Their first assignment is to see that a notorious French underworld figure (Olivier Martinez) is safely escorted to federal prison. The only problem is he's offered anyone willing to spring him from custody a fabulous sum of money.
The review of this Movie prepared by ldpaulson



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 37.5%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 45%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 17.5% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   catching/stopping killer    -   bodyguarding VIP Criminal enemy is...    -   serial killer    -   drug dealers If this is a criminal POV story...    -   jail abuse/escape story

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   sewers/subways

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Is this movie based on a    -   TV show

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