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The Good Cop (2004)

Den gode strømer (original title)
A gang of small-time crooks screws up. Ripping off a Chinese shipping container, they find heroin belonging to Latvian mafia. A friend of theirs, a nice cop, tries to mediate, acting in good faith.

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Lasse Spang Olsen
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kim Bodnia ... Jens
René Dif ... Thomas
Nicolas Bro ... Mulle
Robert Hansen ... Farfar
Iben Hjejle ... Louise
Thomas Bo Larsen ... Per
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ... Sune
Jens Okking ... Manfred
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rikke Louise Andersson ... Reporter
Kenneth Carmohn Kenneth Carmohn ... Anders
Thomas Chaanhing ... Kinesisk mafialeder
Laura Drasbæk ... Kate
Helle Fagralid ... Girl at stand
Kenneth Fogel Kenneth Fogel ... Jo
Nikola Labovic Nikola Labovic ... Lettisk bande
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A gang of small-time crooks screws up. Ripping off a Chinese shipping container, they find heroin belonging to Latvian mafia. A friend of theirs, a nice cop, tries to mediate, acting in good faith.

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Minding other people's business...

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Action | Comedy

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Official Sites:

official site [Denmark]

Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish | Cantonese | English

Release Date:

16 April 2004 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Containerkuppet See more »

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Budget:

DKK 10,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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The original Danish title of this film is "Den gode strømer". See more »

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Usual Spang-Olsen recipe..
26 May 2004 | by filmfreak-5See all my reviews

Well, I must say I like the films by Lasse Spang-Olsen and I am one of those who think that Kim Bodnia is without a shred of doubt one of the finest actors in Denmark (Jens Okking being the king, but he is also in this flick! Nice!)..

Naturally, as I love these films I had to see this aswell and yes, I was entertained, absolutely, but the film left me wishing for some new surprises. All these Bodnia/Spang co-productions looks to much alike but the jokes and happenings are nearly all the same - also it is very clear that Spang-Olsen is not a director, but a stuntman. It all has to be explosions without cause - the film ends with a big showdown (would you have guessed?) with a lot of explosions, but it is only for effect. None of the things happening in this showdown is connected, it is just random explosions as if they thought they should just explode enough and we would give up trying to figure out what was going on? NOT clever!

However, mildly entertaining. Wannabe-actor Rene Dif is actually a positive surprise in this film, he is probably the most fun of them - walking around senselessly, no memory..

Watch this film, but don't expect new thinking or any surprises..

6/10


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