On New Year’s Eve, inside a police station that’s about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.
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Laurence Fishburne and Maria Bello save this film from total oblivion. I still don't understand how, at the end of the film, the characters manage to leave an industrial urban zone and enter a deep forest in 5 seconds. A DVD zone "Wake up, directors of the world. Hollywood is not able to deliver original screenplays and movies anymore."
Oh yeah... a real guilty pleasure for me this one. It functions on that inexplicable level where my academic film sensibilities are telling me I should not like it so much, but I just do! Why... am I sick or something? I watch it every time its repeated on Film4 or Channel 5 in the UK! I especially love the watching it over the Christmas period... :-)