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The story follows a sheriff Stallone in a small New Jersey town inhabited and dominated by corrupt New York City cops. Their corruption grows until he can no longer allow himself to stand by and do nothing.
Ray Donlan. NJ - Howard Shore - Cop Land (Music From The Miramax Motion Picture) cannot because he is deaf in one ear, the result of rescuing a drowning woman many years earlier. Heflin is aware that Garrison's NYPD community is involved in police corruptionbut generally turns a blind eye as they do not recognize his authority.
Internal Affairs investigator Lt. Moe Tilden approaches Heflin for information on the corrupt cops, but Heflin is intimidated and reluctant to betray them.
The passenger points what looks like a weapon just before Babitch's tire blows out. Believing they have fired at him, Babitch shoots back and kills the teens in the ensuing chase. Officer Jack Rucker removes the steering-wheel lock that Babitch mistook for a weapon from the scene and is caught trying to plant a gun in the car.
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Meanwhile, Babitch lives as a fugitive at Donlan's home. But Vincent Lassaro, president of the Patrolmen's Defense Association, tells Donlan that without a body, NJ - Howard Shore - Cop Land (Music From The Miramax Motion Picture) case will not stay cold. Donlan reluctantly realizes they have to drown Babitch. Tipped off by his aunt Rose, Babitch escapes. He goes to Heflin's house for help, but flees when he sees his friend and fellow officer, Gary Figgis. That same evening, Donlan allows Randone to fall off a roof, in revenge for Randone's affair with Donlan's wife.
Realizing the deaths are orchestrated, Heflin visits Tilden. His investigation has been shut down and he angrily dismisses Heflin's effort. On his way out, Heflin steals case files on the Garrison cops. He studies the files and realizes the extent of his residents' corruption. Heflin returns home to find Figgis packing to leave, discovering that Figgis had burned down his own house for the insurance money, and inadvertently killed his crack -addicted girlfriend.
Heflin convinces Rose to reveal Babitch's hide-out and takes him into custody. Donlan's team ambush them and fire a pistol next to Heflin's good ear, deafening him, and kidnap Babitch. On foot and almost totally deaf, Heflin follows them to Donlan's house, where he is joined by Figgis, and a shootout begins.
Donlan, Rucker, and the rest of Donlan's team are killed. After the scandal has been investigated and indictments handed down, Heflin surveys the New York skyline from across the Hudson River and goes back to work. Mangold grew up in a development called Worley Heights, where many of the residents were Garrison and former NYPD police officers. The principal Garrison location for the film was Edgewater, New Jersey.
Stallone's understated performance was praised by critics and he received the Best Actor award at the Stockholm International Film Festival. Critical reaction was generally positive. Roger Ebert gave the film two out of four stars and wrote, "There is a rough balance between how long a movie is, how deep it goes and how much it can achieve.
That balance is not found in Cop Land and the result is too much movie for the running time". In her review for The New York TimesJanet Maslin felt that, "the strength of Cop Land is in its hard-edged, novelistic portraits, which pile up furiously during the film's dynamic opening scenes Yet if the price of Mangold's casting ambitions is a story that can't, finally, match its marquee Fuga D Dur Na Téma A Generální Bas (Josefa Sehlinga?) - Various - Česká Varhanní Tvorba 18.
Století, that value is still inordinately strong. Everywhere the camera turns in this tense and volatile drama, it finds enough interest for a truckload of conventional Hollywood fare. Whatever its limitations, Cop Land has talent to burn". Entertainment Weekly gave the film a NJ - Howard Shore - Cop Land (Music From The Miramax Motion Picture) rating and Owen Gleiberman wrote, "Stallone does a solid, occasionally winning job of going through the motions of shedding his stardom, but the wattage of his personality is turned way down—at times, it's turned down to neutral.
And that pretty much describes Cop Landtoo. Dense, meandering, ambitious yet jarringly pulpy, this tale of big-city corruption in small-town America has competence without mood or power—a design but not a vision". Freddy awakes to his own potential, and it's exhilarating to watch the character and the actor revive in unison. Nearly down for the count in the movie ring, Stallone isn't just back in the fight. He's a winner". He looks spiritually beaten and terribly sad. He looks like a real person, not a cult-of-the-body film star, and he uses the opportunity to deliver his best performance in years".
Unlike 's Oscar and 's Stop! Or My Mom Will ShootStallone's previous high-profile attempts at branching out of one-dimensional action star roles, both of which ultimately ended up commercially unsuccessful, critically panned, and often ridiculed, Cop Landwith its star-studded heavyweight ensemble cast, was met with high expectations [ by whom?
Additionally, it was to show Stallone in a completely different light, both physically his pound weight gain got a lot of press coverage as well as artistically, by letting him showcase his acting skills.
Stallone has described this as "the beginning of Garrison end, for about eight years". The soundtrack released on CD contained twelve tracks, with a runtime of minutes.
The initial extras-free DVDs had the theatrical cut in non-anamorphic widescreen, while subsequent issues, including various "Collector's Editions" on DVD and Blu-ray, have favoured the director's cut. StudioCanal 's French and German region B-locked Blu-rays exclusively feature both the minute theatrical cut and minute director's cut.
Extras include an audio commentary with James Mangold, Sylvester Stallone, Robert Patrick, and producer Cathy Konrad"The Making of an Urban Western" featurette, a storyboard comparison, two deleted scenes and the theatrical trailer.
The two deleted scenes primarily show the racism in the town of Garrison. One scene involves Lets Go Get Stoned - James Brown - Handful Of Soul the resident police officers chasing down a pair of black motorists, and the other shows Heflin's deputy pointing out that the majority of the tickets issued in Blow Boys Blow - The Ian Campbell Folk Group - This Is The Ian Campbell Folk Group! go to black motorists on charges that suggest racial profiling.
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