Officer Down

Synopsis: In Bridgeport, Connecticut, Detective David 'Cal' Callahan is a family man, married to Alexandra with a teenage daughter, Lanie. Cal has an unscrupulous past, drug and alcohol addicted, and he was reborn when he was shot by a drug dealer and saved by a stranger. When a stranger meets Cal in a bar, he tells Cal that he was the one who saved him and gives the journal of his deceased daughter to Cal. He tells Cal that she committed suicide after she was beaten up and raped by Angel, a regular at the night-club where she danced, owned by the drug dealer Royce Walker. Cal investigates Angel and when he sees the man in his car in front of the school where Lanie studies, he believes that Angel is a pedophile and Cal decides to take action. But he finds that he is a marionette and someone is pulling the strings and watching him dance.
Genre: Crime, Drama
Director(s): Brian A. Miller
Production: Anchor Bay Films
 
IMDB:
5.5
R
Year:
2013
98 min
Website
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(MUSIC PLAYING)

MAN'S VOICE:

People talk about fate...

how everything

happens for a reason.

But I never believed that.

I can't find a single reason

why I deserve a second chance.

Today is the day that I die.

(SOFT SOBBING)

Slide it away.

I said fucking slide it away now.

Nighty night, asshole.

(SCREAMS)

Go!

F*ck!

F*ck!

(SOBBING)

- I need you to call 9-1-1.

Tell them Detective Callahan's

in pursuit.

No, don't leave me.

He's done this before.

I'm not going to let him

do it again. Call it in!

(DOG BARKING)

(GROANS)

SUSPECT:

Motherfucker.

CALLAHAN:

Fucking...

(POLICE SIRENS BLARING)

Arrogant prick.

You come up with anything?

Yeah, found these

under his mattress.

He was keeping mementos.

Mm-hmm. You want

to rattle his cage?

- Nah, give it to Scanlon.

(CHUCKLES)

You afraid you might blow it?

I just thought

if you drop the ball,

I'm in reserve to clean it up.

- Sorry, what was that?

- Lieutenant,

District Attorney asked Loughlin

to sit in on this one.

- Is it true?

- Randall McAlister.

Have you notified

Internal Affairs?

(LAUGHS)

Our collar, our case.

Yeah, it's best to keep

these things in-house.

Make it airtight.

- Airtight?

- Go get 'em, Sluggo.

So, you got a thing

for brunettes, huh?

Look what we found.

Look at that.

You know what?

It's late, I'm tired,

and I got to go walk my dog,

so why don't you just

keep this really simple, okay?

You plead guilty to six counts

of sexual assault

in the first degree

to be served consecutively,

and we'll spare your family

the embarrassment of a trial.

Or option number two,

he could plead

down to six lesser charges,

to be served concurrently

in a minimum-security facility.

SCANLON:
Wow, you got

some balls there, Counselor.

For 14 years, my client

was an exemplary member

of this police department,

so why would he

hypothetically go astray?

- Who gives a shit?

- Where the hell is this going?

About a year ago, my client's

wife of 10 years left him.

Busted my ass for that woman.

Gave her everything

she ever wanted.

So you married

an ungrateful bitch.

Wow.

Welcome to the club.

After his wife abandoned him,

my client divulged

his extreme feelings

to your department shrink.

News flash, asshole.

He didn't rape his wife.

Didn't he?

LIEUTENANT:

Jesus.

All the women

look like his ex-wife.

Six women sexually assaulted

by a police officer,

and you could have prevented it?

Fallout's going to be immeasurable.

Only if it becomes

public knowledge.

Wait a minute. Captain,

you're not seriously thinking

of cutting a deal with this

piece of shit, are you?

- Take a breath.

- What do you think I was doing?

You need to take a deep breath

and think long and hard

about what course

of action is best

for the preservation

of this department's reputation.

For once, Detective.

GIRL:
Well, anyways,

mm-hmm, yeah.

Oh, my God, so we had

such an awesome time.

Well, I asked her,

but she said

she had to think about it.

Yeah, really.

So who else is going?

Is Mark going to be there?

He's okay, I guess.

Why, did he say

something about me?

Hold on a second, Jenny.

What?

Who's Mark?

Just a boy from school.

Five minutes.

Okay. Bye.

Sorry.

That was my dad.

He's like, "Who's Mark?"

(LAUGHS) So, anyway...

so did he say anything about me?

Hi.

Did you just talk to Lanie?

Yeah.

Who's Mark?

It's just a boy.

Mm-hmm.

How you feeling?

Tired.

(DISPATCH RADIO CHATTER)

(SIREN WHOOPING)

(GUNSHOT) (GRUNTS)

(WINCES)

CAPTAIN:
Do you believe in fate?

I thought I did.

It's a beautiful family.

You got a lot

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