ABC Film Challenge – Favourites – Y – Copshop (2021) Movie Review

This is under Y because of the character Valerie Young.

Director: Joe Carnahan

Writer: Kurt McLeod, Joe Carnahan, Mark Williams (Screenplay)

Starring: Gerard Butler, Frank Grillo, Alexis Louder, Toby Huss, Chad L Coleman, Ryan O’Nan

Plot: On the run from a lethal assassin, a wily con artist devises a scheme to hide out inside a small-town police station-but when the hitman turns up at the precinct, an unsuspecting rookie cop finds herself caught in the crosshairs.

Runtime: 1 Hour 47 Minutes

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: Copshop starts when a con artists Teddy Murretto (Grillo) gets himself arrested in an attempt to hide from his enemies, which will see officer Valerie Young (Louder) will look to learn why he did what he did.

As Teddy finds himself locked in, he finds a stranger Joe Doe (Butler) in the cell opposite him, waiting to finish off the contract on him, as another mystery hitman Anthony Lamb (Huss) arrives to cause more chaos for the night.

Thoughts on Copshop

ThoughtsCopshop is a slick action thriller following the people in a remote police station hiding something about their true reason for being there. We see the main figures of con artist Teddy Murretto looking to talk his way out of everything, Bob Viddick never holding back from the things he is willing to do, a hitman who is truly professional. Valerie Young a nonsense cop that will sense any problems before anyone else she works with and the madman Anthony Lamb, showing the fine line between hitman and psychopath. With these characters come some excellent performances and a story that will keep you guessing from the start to the finish, leaving you surprised with any turns along the way. The action is big, explosive and relentless, often leaving you surprised with the decisions made along the way.

Final Thoughts Copshop is action packed thriller, keeping us wanting more.

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