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Cop Car (2015)

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A small-town sheriff sets out to find the two kids who have taken his car on a joy ride.

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1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Bev
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Man
Sean Hartley ...
Motorcycle Cop
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Dispatch (voice)
Loi Nguyen ...
Waiter
Sit Lenh ...
Hostess
Chuck Kull ...
Officer #1
Thomas Coates ...
Officer #2
Kathleen Bentley ...
Trailer Park Lady
Justin Barr ...
Guy in Trailer Park
Adam Barr ...
Drunk at Intersection
Lily Heber ...
Dog
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Storyline

A pair of ten-year-olds find an abandoned cop car in a field. When they take it for a joyride, it seems like they could kill themselves at any moment. But things only get worse when the small town sheriff goes looking for his missing car. The kids find themselves in the center of a deadly game of cat and mouse they don't understand and the only way out is to go as fast as their cop car can take them.

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Taglines:

Their first drive could be their last.

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, violence and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 August 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Viatura  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$26,146 (USA) (7 August 2015)

Gross:

$128,002 (USA) (21 August 2015)
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Kyra Sedgwick, Kevin Bacon's wife, is the voice of the dispatcher. See more »

Goofs

When the boys switch drivers for the second time, when they reached the road, the driver got out of the car and the car began rolling forward. They jumped in and the passenger told the driver to use the shifter. The boy put the car in reverse, the reverse lights came on, and the car lurched backwards. The passenger explained that, "P means stop and R means reverse." The driver put the car in park and they changed positions. When the new driver shifted from park to drive, the reverse lights did not come on as he cycled through the PRNDL. Clearly a crew member was in the vehicle ready to drive off as the scene was shot. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Travis: [walking in an open field] Wiener.
Harrison: Wiener.
Travis: Boobs.
Harrison: Boobs.
Travis: Pussy.
Harrison: Pussy.
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Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: Box Office Number Crunching (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Friends End Theme
Written by Phil Mossman
Performed by Phil Mossman
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Solid film, the type I wish they'd make more of.
14 August 2015 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Great characters. Their back stories are hinted at and your imagination fills in the gaps.

Great writing. The dialogue has weight and sounds natural.

Great scenery. It's on the outskirts of an old dusty town, way out in the back-roads of somewhere and it looks beautiful.

Great storyline and a great score all at a nice pace and under a one and half hour running time. It has no need for flashy, gimmicky explosions or a convoluted and overly-complicated plot.

This is the best film I saw this summer.

It's a simple original story that keeps you wondering what will happen next. I don't know how a film like this can get made any more.

Kevin Bacon was pretty great too.


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