Homicide: The Movie (2000)

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Some six months after the cancellation of the popular, hard-hitting TV cop series Homicide, most of the cast members were reunited for a two-hour TV movie, which deftly (and somewhat surprisingly) combines stark, raw realism with Sartre-esque flights of fantasy. Several members past and present of the Baltimore Police Department's homicide squad are brought back together when their former skipper and current mayoral candidate, Al "G" Giardelli (Yaphet Kotto), is gunned down by a would-be assassin. As former partners Frank Pembleton (Andre Braugher) and Tim Bayliss (Kyle Secor) conduct their own personal search for the perpetrator, the comatose "G" discovers that not all police review boards are conducted by the living. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
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PG-13 (adult situations)
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Trimark

Cast

Andre Braugher
as Frank Pembleton
Daniel Baldwin
as Beau Felton
Ned Beatty
as Stanley Bolander
Richard Belzer
as John Munch
Reed Diamond
as Mike Kellerman
Giancarlo Esposito
as Mike Giardello
Michelle Forbes
as Dr. Juliana Cox
Peter Gerety
as Stuart Gharty
Isabella Hofmann
as Megan Russert
Isabella Hoffman
as Megan Russert
Clark Johnson
as Meldrick Lewis
Zeljko Ivanek
as A.S.A. Ed Danvers
Yaphet Kotto
as Al Giardello
Melissa Leo
as Kay Howard
Toni Lewis
as Terri Stivers
Michael Michele
as Rene Sheppard
Max Perlich
as James Brodie
Jon Polito
as Steve Croscetti
Kyle Secor
as Tim Bayliss
Jon Seda
as Paul Falsone
Callie Thorne
as Laura Ballard
Jason Priestley
as Robert Hall
Eamonn Walker
as Eric Thomas James
Ed Begley Jr.
as Doctor
Herb Levinson
as Lausanne
Jay Spadaro
as Salerno
Ralph Tabakin
as Scheiner
Sean Whitesell
as Devilbiss
Austin Pendleton
as George Griscom
Rhonda Overby
as Dawn Daniels
Elizabeth Berman
as Shirley de Sassy
Mark Joy
as Nathan
Lanny Flaherty
as Homeless Man
Clayton LeBouef
as Colonel George Barnfather
Ellen McElduff
as Billie Lou Munch
Walt McPherson
as Roger Gaffney
Reg E. Cathey
as Bernard Weeks
Terry Serpico
as Karl Miller
Jim Simpson
as Gessner
Paul M. Clary
as Officer Brown
Bradley Thoennes
as News Manager
Craig D. Wallace
as John Komen
Helen Lucaitis
as Herself
Dina Napoli
as Herself
Joe Mantegna
as Bobby Gold
Ving Rhames
as Randolph
Rebecca Pidgeon
as Ms. Klein
J.J. Johnston
as Curren
Paul Butler
as Deputy Mayor Walker
Colin Stinton
as Walter B. Wellls, Grounder
Adolph Mall
as Benjamin
J.S. Block
as Dr. Klein
Roberta Custer
as Cathy Bates
Charles Stransky
as Doug Brown
Louis Murray
as Patterson
Chris Kaldor
as Desk Sergeant
Linda Kimbrough
as Sgt. Green
Robin Spielberg
as Records Officer
Charles Stranski
as Doug Brown
Yuri Alexis
as Reporter
Darrell Taylor
as Willie Sims
Jonathan Ridgely
as Deliveryman
Willo Hausman
as Juvenile Officer
Leo Burns
as Officer Arraigning Wells
Ron Butler
as Police Rookie
Lee Cohn
as Officer Escorting Ms. Klein
George Harvey
as Officer Escorting Wells
Charles Chessler
as Plainclothes Officer
Jordan Lage
as FBI Team Leader
George Rogers
as Swat Team Member
Steven Anderson
as Swat Team Member
Elmer Aulton
as Swat Team Member
Anthony Boer
as Swat Team Member
Michael Hammond
as Swat Team Member
Guy Johnson
as Swat Team Member
Erica Gimpel
as Woman with Randolf
Tony Mamet
as Officer Farro
Larry Kopp
as Officer Threatened by Dog
Bob Moore
as Police Captain
Keith Johnson
as Captain's Driver
Alan Soule
as Crime Scene Technician
Sandy Waters
as Neighborhood Woman
Cliff McMullen
as Night Officer at Variety Store
Mary Jefferson
as Randolph's Mother
Jonathan Katz
as Undertaker
Marge Kotlisky
as Mrs. Klein
Marge Kotilsky
as Mrs. Klein
Jim Frangione
as Police Officer
Ricky Jay
as Aaron
Len Hodera
as Kali
Robert Bella
as Bodyguard
Gail Silver
as Lily, the Klein's Maid
Scott Zigler
as Passport Clerk
Jerrold Graff
as Officer in Elevator
Rick Washburne
as Officer in Elevator
Rick Washburn
as Officer in Elevator
Jim Grace
as BATF Agent
Paul Hjelmervik
as BATF Agent
James Potter
as Shoemaker
Steven Goldstein
as Librarian
Charlotte Potok
as Assistant Librarian
Lynn Weisberg
as Woman in Library
Andy Potok
as Library Technician
Emily Weisberg
as Young Girl in Library
Andrew Potok
as Library Technician
Alan Polonsky
as Scholar
Alan Plonosky
as Scholar
Theo Cohan
as Young Woman with Dog
Neil Pepe
as Young Man with Dog
Ted Monte
as Bodyguard with Gun
Adam Bitterman
as Young Bodyguard
Steve Goldstein
as Librarian
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Critic Reviews for Homicide: The Movie

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (2)

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Full Review… | March 25, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | June 23, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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May 12, 2001
Rolling Stone
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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Washington Post
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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Chicago Sun-Times
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Audience Reviews for Homicide: The Movie

½

Exciting, but at times heavy-handed. Worth a watch if not for William H. Macy calling people faggots and telling other detectives to shut the fuck up.

matt sigur
matt sigur

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Good movie, well acted. I have rated it highly because it was obviously of a high standard, but for me personally, I didn't love it, and would not watch it again. It is a little confusing, and the racism issues, while important, ruin what would have - for me - worked better as a straightforward crime movie. I am sure there are many who would enjoy this.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer

Finally tracked this one down and I'm glad that I did. The dialogue is very Mamet which means incredible dialogue and monologues that actors will be using for auditions for years to come. Joe Mantegna delivers well.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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