To Protect and Serve

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  • R
  • 1992
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 4.7  (288)

To Protect and Serve is a 1992 action thriller film that follows a vigilante cop named Bill Peterson (played by C. Thomas Howell) who takes the law into his own hands to avenge his brother's death. The movie also stars Lezlie Deane as Bill's love interest and Richard Romanus as the chief of police. The film is set in Los Angeles, a city plagued by crime and corruption. Bill, an honest cop, is devastated when his brother, also a police officer, is killed while on duty. The police department seems indifferent to his brother's death and Bill becomes disillusioned, feeling that justice has not been served.

Determined to bring his brother's killer to justice, Bill sets out on a dangerous mission to track down the culprit himself. He becomes a vigilante cop, taking the law into his own hands and embarking on a spree of violent revenge. Bill's actions put him at odds with the police department and the criminal underworld, as he becomes a target for both.

As Bill's obsession with revenge deepens, he becomes more and more reckless, risking his own life and the lives of those around him. His actions attract the attention of a tough female cop named Karen (Lezlie Deane), who initially disapproves of his methods but eventually becomes his ally.

Meanwhile, Richard Romanus plays the chief of police who is dealing with fallout of the vigilante cop's actions. He is torn between his loyalty to the department and his sympathy for Bill's cause.

The movie is a tense and action-packed thriller that explores the complex themes of justice, revenge, and corruption. It presents a gritty and realistic portrayal of Los Angeles in the early 90s with its rampant crime and police brutality.

C. Thomas Howell gives a powerful performance as Bill, conveying the character's inner turmoil and sense of purpose with intensity and conviction. Lezlie Deane also delivers a strong performance as the conflicted but determined Karen.

To Protect and Serve is a classic 90s action movie that offers both excitement and thought-provoking commentary on the state of law enforcement in America. It's a must-see for fans of the genre and anyone interested in exploring the gritty underbelly of urban crime.

To Protect and Serve is a 1992 thriller with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.7.

To Protect and Serve
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    1 hr 32 min
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    4.7  (288)