Bad Lieutenant

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"Gambler. Thief. Junkie. Killer. Cop."
  • NC-17
  • 1992
  • 7.1  (39,634)
  • 70

Bad Lieutenant is a film starring Harvey Keitel in the title role. The movie, directed by Abel Ferrara and written by Zoe Lund, is a crime-drama that follows one detective's downward spiral into drug-induced madness. The film begins with the Lieutenant dropping off his children at school, and going to work. In between those two the Lieutenant does a few lines of cocaine, and sets the bar for his behavior throughout the film. His life is punctuated by horrible crime scenes, theft of evidence, extreme drug use, and a loss of control over his personal habits, his temper, and even his bodily functions. The film lacks a central plot, but seems to follow the Lieutenant in several loosely connected vignettes that display his horrid, immoral behavior. He's also shown placing a bet against the Mets, and he loses continually as he doubles and then triples down on his losses.

Bad Lieutenant
Bad Lieutenant
Bad Lieutenant

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Bad Lieutenant is a film starring Harvey Keitel in the title role. The movie, directed by Abel Ferrara and written by Zoe Lund, is a crime-drama that follows one detective's downward spiral into drug-induced madness. The film begins with the Lieutenant dropping off his children at school, and going to work. In between those two the Lieutenant does a few lines of cocaine, and sets the bar for his behavior throughout the film. His life is punctuated by horrible crime scenes, theft of evidence, extreme drug use, and a loss of control over his personal habits, his temper, and even his bodily functions.

The film lacks a central plot, but seems to follow the Lieutenant in several loosely connected vignettes that display his horrid, immoral behavior. He's also shown placing a bet against the Mets, and he loses continually as he doubles and then triples down on his losses.

Bad Lieutenant is a 1992 crime movie. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 70.

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  • Release Date
    1992
  • MPAA Rating
    NC-17
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (39,634)
  • Metascore
    70