When another cop that Artie knows is gunned down in the line of duty, Artie and his wife Rita, decide to adopt the three children of the gunned down cop. I'll continue to watch, enjoy and be amazed at his work, time after time. To try to support his now much larger family, he has to think. Two cops and are partners on the New York City police force. He is as good an actor as any of the most celebrated stars, past or present, but is underappreciated.
But the lives of his new family members are quickly on the line as Artie investigates his partner's death. As usual, Michael Keaton delivers an excellent performance. But during his investigation of the case, Lewis finds his life — and that of his newfound family — on the line. Can he find the killer -- and keep the girls safe? Here's where the screenplay gets really slippery. Keaton pulls a mask over his head, sticks up the druglord, takes the money he needs for the house and gives the rest to an orphanage. From one point of view, all he did was take money from a scumbag to help provide a decent home for the orphaned kids of a dead cop.
That's when the guilty crime-lord comes face to face with one man's rage, one man's fury, one man's justice. During his investigation of the vicious drug ring responsible, Keaton finds his life -- and that of his family -- on the line! But the lives of his new family members are quickly on the line as Artie investigates his partner's death. No matter how sentimental and selfless the reasons behind it, a crime is a crime, and covering it up implicates everybody in the corruption. This is a guy who will bring you to tears with laughter or sadness, just in the way he portrays the character. His scene in his superior's office when he thought his career and life as he'd known it were over, was excellent - subtle, but he brought out how a person in the position would feel.
Advertisement Now comes the sticky part. The cops are called to a hostage situation where a guy is out of his mind on drugs and holding his wife and kids at gunpoint. Also note his loyalty or that of others to him , in employing the same people for assistance in many or most films. It stacks the deck so shamelessly in favor of that assumption - especially with all those adorable little orphans - that I wanted to kick back. But his stick-up is flawed because an undercover cop figures out it had to be Keaton - and then, after a shootout, several deaths and the usual action climax, it looks as if Keaton will lose his badge and his gun and be arraigned on criminal charges. The kids will probably go to some agency, and be adopted by strangers. But during his investigation of the case, Lewis finds his life — and that of his newfound family — on the line.
From another point of view, however, he also killed several people in a sensational shootout that must have attracted enormous attention, and so we have to believe the whole incident could be overlooked by the New York legal and police establishments. LaPaglia, crazed by the fear that the man will kill the wife, rushes him and is shot dead. Арти решается нарушить закон и взять деньги у тех, кто их не заслуживает и начинает охоту на наркоторговца, виновного в гибели его друга. Keaton and his wife take the three girls in, and the wife would like to adopt them. When his partner is killed in the line of duty, Artie Lewis becomes the legal guardian of his three orphaned girls. Story: When his loyal longtime partner, a widower, is killed in the line of duty and leaves behind three young children, Artie Lewis Michael Keaton , a dedicated New York City cop and his wife, Rita Rene Russo , decide to take the kids in. And even if you grant that premise, the movie's last scene, which is supposed to be a happy ending, gets less and less happy the more you think about it, because it assumes the silence and acquiescence of the entire police department the possibility of an Internal Affairs investigation isn't even contemplated.
Для него всегда было важно поступать правильно и только в рамках закона. Without enough money for a down payment on a house, Artie robs drug lord Beniamino Rios Tony Plana. Some movies like One Good Cop: Boiling Point 1993 , Rapid Fire 1992 , Nighthawks 1981 , Fatal Beauty 1987 , Shaft 2000. I wanted to say, look, there are a lot of police detectives, especially childless ones with wives who work, whose salaries don't force them to steal in order to move out of small apartments. Whether the scene calls for humor, pathos or action, he's your man every time. I watch his face and body language closely in every one of his films, and he is always up to the demands of every role.
Three small girls are left without a home after their father, Stevie Anthony LaPaglia , is killed in the line of duty. With an instant larger family, Artie has become overwhelmed and very quickly goes into debt. Can he find the killer -- and keep the girls safe? The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Michael Keaton delivers a critically acclaimed performance as Artie Lewis, an honest and dedicated police detective in this suspenseful, action-filled movie. . Он полностью отдавал себя работе, любящей жене Рите и напарнику Стиви.
Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about law enforcement, crime, violence, crimes, murder, police investigation and chase mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Но все изменилось, когда погиб Стиви, и Арти пришлось удочерить его трёх дочерей. And there are a lot of cops who wouldn't kick in a week's salary as the cops in this movie do to help out a colleague who broke the law. If only Keaton could buy this big old house in the Bronx, things would be great. Keaton becomes the legal guardian of three orphaned girls when his partner Anthony LaPaglia is killed in a drug raid. The movie is slick and clever, but it's immoral at its core, and the more you think about it, the more dishonest it seems.
LaPaglia has lost his wife and is raising his three adorable daughters by himself. She can't have kids of her own, and she's fallen in love with these little angels. How about from the slimy drug dealer who sold the dope that led to the hostage situation? Alas, on Keaton's salary they live in a cramped apartment and the social worker sniffs as she looks around. Little does Artie know, that Beniamino's girlfriend Rachel Ticotin may have the means to take him down. I always feel creepy anyway in movies where cute little children look at the camera with big brown eyes and beg for my sympathy. That's when the guilty crime-lord comes face to face with one man's rage, one man's fury, one man's justice. Plot: adoption, undercover, justice, orphan, murder, law enforcement, desperation, partner, ethics, drug dealer, vengeance, police investigation, crime, kidnapping, crimes, drug abuse, gang, hostages, family relations, drug dealing, clergy, life is a bitch, family life, working undercover, police corruption.
The matching attributes are highlighted in bold. Overall, cinema-goers marginally prefer the movie, giving it an average score of 60%, compared to film critics, who gave it a slightly lower average score of 55%. Yes, this is a light movie, but heavy on quality, because of Michael Keaton. When his loyal longtime partner, a widower, is killed in the line of duty and leaves behind three young children, Artie Lewis Michael Keaton , a dedicated New York City cop and his wife, Rita Rene Russo , decide to take the kids in. This is a very realistic story line about a New York City Police Department detective, Artie Lewis. His partner, Artie Michael Keaton , and his wife Rene Russo choose to adopt the children, but the government thinks their living quarters are too cramped for a family.