Narc

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Released 1905

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Director:
Joe Carnahan
Released:
1905
Rating:
R
Narc is a 2002 crime thriller written and directed by Joe Carnahan. When an undercover narcotics officer is killed, the local police force soon runs out of leads. Desperate to bring the murderer to justice, the police beg former investigator Nick Tellis (Jason Patric) to return and assist with the case. Partnered with the mercurial Henry Oak (Ray Liotta), Tellis must work overtime to find new leads while the trail is still hot. His wife, Audrey (Krista Bridges) grows sick with worry when she learns that her husband is back in harm's way. However, Tellis is committed to seeing the case through, and her pleas for him to retire fall on deaf ears. As time goes by without any arrests, Tellis and Oak feel increasing pressure from their superiors to close out the case. The tenacious team refuses, eventually turning up a solitary scrap of evidence that points them to an auto body shop. With only a few threadbare clues, the detectives must rely on their experience and intuition to nab the killer before he strikes again.moreless

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  • 80

    The New York Times A.O. Scott

    Narc is convincing, an entertaining, grimy view of the traps of machismo tucked inside a cop thriller.

  • 80

    Variety David Rooney

    A darkly textured, powerfully suspenseful genre piece.

  • 60

    Los Angeles Times Manohla Dargis

    To transcend cliché, movies like Narc need the passion of a heretic who can take stock characters with their stock predicaments and turn them inside out, the way Curtis Hanson and...

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    Crime, Thrillers