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Keanu Reeves delivers a rather stale performance this time around a the crooked cop Ludlow. Evans fares better as his partner, but none of the actors benefit off of the shallow script. The film is well-directed though; its one of the darker, grittier cop films I have seen and the plot is complex enough, perhaps a bit too confusing. Very dark and violent movie.
Street kings in not that good a movie but it has a certain je-ne-sais-quoi that keeps you glued despite some cringeworthy bits. That and two great performances, from a gruff Keanu and an exuberant Forest Whittaker make this movie well worth watching. Hugh Laurie, Jay Mohr, Terry Crews and Captain America round up a solid cast and the serviceable direction by Ayer offsets a boring, predictable script.
In any case, after a re-watch several years later, i'll go with a recommendation on this one.
Finally a decent action crime movie starring Keanu Reeves and Forest Whitaker. I like these cop movies with dirty cops , gangs on the streets etc.. This one reminds me of Traning Day in a way. Story was okey for the most part with some twists on the way. Anyway very watchable flick , enjoy.
I will start off by saying I am not a huge fan of anyone in this movie They are all very good actors but I do not love them I do not understand how this movie got such a low rating this is a really really good movie I absolutely loved it The 2nd street kings motor city is horrible but this one is really good and a very underrated film