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FYC: DIRTY COPPERS

by spartacula
FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION: DIRTY COPPERS is a work in progress. The favorite pennies in my coin collection aren’t the bright new shiney ones; they’re the ‘dirty coppers’. I’m hoping that recommendations can be made, for films foreign to the U.S. I find this genre to be extremely engaging, when the acting isn’t too over-the-top. The following haven’t made it to the ‘auteurs’ list, yet: - COP LAND (‘97) – James Mangold - THE RECRUIT (’03) – Roger Donaldson - DARK BLUE (‘02) – Ron Shelton - PAYBACK (’99) – Brian Helgeland - U.S. MARSHALS (‘98) – Stuart Baird - CONSPIRACY THEORY (’97) – Richard Donner - EXIT WOUNDS (‘01) – Andrzej Bartkowiak -… Read more

FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION: DIRTY COPPERS is a work in progress.

The favorite pennies in my coin collection aren’t the bright new shiney ones; they’re the ‘dirty coppers’. I’m hoping that recommendations can be made, for films foreign to the U.S. I find this genre to be extremely engaging, when the acting isn’t too over-the-top. The following haven’t made it to the ‘auteurs’ list, yet:

- COP LAND (‘97) – James Mangold
- THE RECRUIT (’03) – Roger Donaldson
- DARK BLUE (‘02) – Ron Shelton
- PAYBACK (’99) – Brian Helgeland
- U.S. MARSHALS (‘98) – Stuart Baird
- CONSPIRACY THEORY (’97) – Richard Donner
- EXIT WOUNDS (‘01) – Andrzej Bartkowiak
- MAGNUM FORCE (’73) – Ted Post
- 16 BLOCKS (‘06) – Richard Donner
- FORT APACHE THE BRONX (’81) – Daniel Petrie
- STREET KINGS (‘08) – David Ayer
- THE GAUNTLET (’77) – Clint Eastwood
- PRIDE AND GLORY (‘08) – Gavin O’Connor
- THE CORRUPTOR (‘99) – James Foley
- NIGHT FALLS ON MANHATTAN (’96) – Sidney Lumet
- RENEGADES (‘89) – Jack Sholder
- GANG RELATED (’97) – Jim Kouf
- THE GLASS SHIELD (‘94) – Charles Burnett
- DIRTY (’05) – Chris Fisher
- BROWN’S REQUIEM (‘98) – Jason Freeland
- UNLAWFUL ENTRY (’92) – Jonathan Kaplan
- LAKEVIEW TERRACE (‘08) – Neil LaBute
- Q & A (’90) – Sidney Lumet
- RIGHTEOUS KILL (‘08) – Jon Avnet
- BLOODY TIES (’06) – Ho Choi

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