- 86 min
- Directed by: Jon Watts
- Cast: Kevin Bacon, James Freedson-Jackson, Hays Wellford, Shea Whigham, Camryn Manheim
Two ten-year-old boys in a small American town go joyriding in a police patrol car, not knowing that shifty local sheriff Kretzer (Bacon) has some nasty secrets hidden in it. An interesting idea wasted by thin characterisation, lacking the tightness and wit that could have made it a minimalist triumph.
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Cop Car18 Jun 2015
EIFF 2015: Kids-on-the-run thriller starring Kevin Bacon, directed by Jon Watts
Despite its compact scale and structure, this high-concept mini-thriller from writer-director Jon Watts packs in the references: the pre-teen trauma of Stand by Me is in there, as is Spielberg’s highway stand-off Duel, and the blackly comic crime capers…
Cop Car Official Trailer #1 (2015)
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