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141 Ratings

The Rookie

Directed by Clint Eastwood
United States, 1990
Action, Crime


A cocky veteran L.A. cop has to depend on an idealistic rookie to help him hunt down a killer gang of auto thieves.

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The Rookie Directed by Clint Eastwood

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  • Lights in the Dusk's rating of the film The Rookie

    Too busy watching the way the film was made to be concerned about the content. From the opening dream sequence, with stark silhouettes & fragmented cutting, to the jaw-dropping image of the car erupting from an exploding building, this highlights some of Eastwood's most audacious direction. The casting & characterisations are weak, but lighting, editing, colour & composition are not just excellent but often intrepid.

  • Nelson Núñez's rating of the film The Rookie

    Una buddy cop movie que oscila entre lo ridículo y lo paródico. A destacar la arriesgada fotografía en penumbras de las primeras secuencias. Sin embargo, resulta decepcionante viniendo de la mano del maestro Eastwood. Resulta asombroso pensar que la hizo después de Cazador Blanco, Corazón Negro y antes de Los Imperdonables, dos joyas de su filmografía.

  • Federico Di Folco's rating of the film The Rookie

    Un tipico film anni '90 di Clint,in cui la componente testosteronica era predominante e i personaggi erano tagliati con l'accetta.Sceneggiatura terra terra,cattivi orribili(Raul Julia era meglio in Bison e ho detto tutto) ed esplosioni gratuite.Menomale che mano a mano Clint è migliorato e ci ha regalato i cuoi capolavori,questo non lo è neanche lontanamente.

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