Sweeney! (1977) - Rotten Tomatoes

Sweeney! (1977)





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In this feature-film version of the popular British television cop show, Regan (John Thaw) and Carter (Dennis Waterman) are two British Scotland Yard detectives who find themselves involved with the exchange of oil resources on the political and economic fate of the world. Ian Bannen plays Baker, an alcoholic foreign minister involved in a scheme to manipulate a worldwide oil crisis to his benefit. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi
Action & Adventure , Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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John Thaw
as Regan
Barry Foster
as McQueen
Ian Bannen
as Charles Baker
Colin Welland
as Chadwick
Diane Keen
as Bianca
Michael Coles
as Johnson
Joe Melia
as Brent
Morris Perry
as Commander
Paul Angelis
as S.S. Man
Nick Brimble
as Burtonshaw
John Alkin
as Daniels
Bernard Kay
as Matthews
Scott Antony
as Codaly
Anthony Brown
as Superintendent
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Critic Reviews for Sweeney!

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

David Wickes' direction and Chris Burt's editing produce a dull package.

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

Thaw, and Joe Melia as an East End crook, do their best but are knee-capped by a witless script.

Full Review… | September 27, 2015
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