Synopsis: Based off of a one time T.V. show, two Los Angeles S.W.A.T. officers Jim Street and Brian Gamble were sent in to foil an extremely violent bank robbery. Although they thwarted the robbery, they shot a hostage in the process. Street was suspended from S.W.A.T. while Gamble was fired altogether. After 6 months, a veteran S.W.A.T. officer, Daniel Harrelson or "Hondo", is told to assemble a S.W.A.T. team for his division. He chooses other S.W.A.T. officers as well as 3 rookies. However, after they pass the S.W.A.T. training, they receive a message that a French crime boss, known as Alex Montell is trying to escape from prison. This will not be easy to prevent, especially after Montell promises $100 Million to his rescuers.
Director(s): Clark Johnson
Production: Columbia Pictures
  5 wins & 5 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
117 min

And Tactics."

Where were your tactics out there?

Saving a woman from getting shot.

That's where they were.

Every cop knows

we did the right thing.

Sometimes doing the right thing

isn't doing the right thing.

- What the hell does that mean?

- Sergeant.

You disobeyed a direct order.

End of story. You're both off SWAT.

They're two of our best officers.

I'm not sticking them in the field

after a stunt like that.

Sorry, I didn't know that saving lives

was a stunt.

You got a big mouth,

and you're quick on the trigger...

...and that is why your ass

is in a sling.

If you're gonna put them off SWAT,

at least keep them in the division.

Give them a shot at getting back.

Stick them in the gun cage.

Get them out of my sight.

- Gun cage?

- This is total bullshit.

- What?

- I said, this is bullshit.

- Really?

- Yeah.

You should consider yourself lucky

Lt. Velasquez is standing up for you.

I'm lucky I don't work

for an asshole like you.

That's it! You're out of here, Gamble!

You're gone!

- Control yourself!

- Get out of here!

- What the hell's the matter with you?

- Street!

- You stay.

- Hey!

Give us a minute.

Please, sit down.

I'll stand.

Look, Jim...

...we both know that Gamble is a bad

influence on the rest of the team.

Gamble's a good cop.

Unlike him, you still have a chance

at a future here.

You go on record that Gamble

acted recklessly...

...and you had to follow your partner in

after he disobeyed orders...

...and I will make sure that you are

back on SWAT tomorrow morning.

Let's get the hell out of here.

I need a cocktail.

I'm staying.

You're what? What...?

- After that?

- Couple months...

...Fuller will find new asses to

chew out. We'll be back on the team.

Fuller is the cockroach

of this department, brother.

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David Ayer

David Ayer (born January 18, 1968) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for being the writer of Training Day (2001), and the director and writer of Harsh Times (2005), Street Kings (2008), End of Watch (2012), Sabotage (2014), Fury (2014), and Suicide Squad (2016). more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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