The classic police television show of the 1970s, S.W.A.T., is well regarded by critics of classic television. How well do the critics think of the 2003 movie version of the series? Based on the Rotten Tomatoes Meter, 48 of the critics liked it and 52 of the critics gave it the proverbial thumbs down. Almost right down the middle half the critics liked it and the other half think very little of it. That is actually quite rare. A film usually [...]
The movie “S.W.A.T.” was released on August 8, 2003. It was produced by Dan Halsted, Chris Lee, and Neal H. Moritz. Neal H. Moritz is the founder of Original Film, the production studio that created “S.W.A.T.” Moritz also produced “2 Fast 2 Furious” and “Out of Time” that year. Chris Lee was the former head of Columbia/TriStar and likely used that connection for “S.W.A.T,” which was distributed through Columbia Pictures.
Filming for the film took place [...]
S.W.A.T is a unique film that showcases one of the most elite police forces in the country. The film begins with the main character of the film battling depression after he mistakenly shoots an innocent person during a hostage situation. His demotion causes some concern with his superior officers.
The upper division of the police department gives a highly-decorated S.W.A.T expert the task of putting together a team of aggressive and talented officers in order to [...]
The movie S.W.A.T. (2003) is about a drug kingpin who offers up money to anyone that can help him escape from police custody. The movie has won 4 awards including an ASCAP Award, a COLA Award, an Imagen Award, and a MTV Movie Award. It was also nominated for five other awards which included Black Reel, Golden Trailer, Image Award, BET Award, and an IFTA Award.
S.W.A.T. was directed by Clark Johnson who is also an actor and a producer. He was born on September 10th, 1954 to a Caucasian mother and [...]
“S.W.A.T.” is an action and suspense film that was released in 2003. The film stars Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, LL Cool J and Michele Rodriguez has four cops in the L.A.P.D that are tasked with transporting a major criminal to Federal custody. While they are in the middle of transporting the criminal, he is able to escape custody with the help of some surprising characters. While the film features great action and solid suspense throughout most of the movie, it is the twist near the end of the film [...]
S.W.A.T. is an action-packed and crime-oriented movie that was produced in 2003. It had a rather small budget of 80 million, but it had a rather large attendance rate at the box office of nearly 208,000,000. This successful movie was directed by Clark Johnson, and he, of course, based his directive techniques on the mid 1970s deletion hit with the same name. S.W.A.T. had some notable stars, which included Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez and LL Cool J. (who is now famous for NCIS Los Angeles). [...]