The Sweeney follow two members of elite police unit “The Flying Squad” as they are let loose on London’s criminal underworld. Ray Winstone does a stellar job replacing TV star John Thaw as old-school hard cop Jack Reagan, and Ben Drew (Plan B) takes on the role of George Carter, Regan’s loyal partner and right-hand man. The movie opens as George and Jack arrive at the scene of a warehouse robbery and follows their pursuit of a murderer who proves impossible to track down. The Sweeney is action packed, featuring exhilarating car chases, nail-biting fight scenes and an epic finale filmed in London’s world famous Trafalgar Square, the first time this has ever been done.
The Blu-ray version will include behind the scenes footage, a special feature on the Shooting in Trafalgar Square and animated story boards.
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