As we stated in our The Sweeney review, the U.K. set crime thriller is an astounding piece of work. The film lands on DVD and Blu-Ray April 2 and Movie Fanatic has been given an exclusive clip that takes our readers behind the scenes of the film that stars Ray Winstone (The Departed), Damian Lewis (Homeland) and Hayley Atwell (Captain America).
The Sweeney follows one of London’s most elite crime fighting units that is led by Detective Jack Regan (Winstone). The crew “thinks like crooks to capture the crooks.” Sometimes, that riles the Internal Affairs office of the London PD, not to mention many of their fellow officers on the force.
Much of the action in The Sweeney follows the crew as they try to get to the bottom of a rash of armed robberies across the British capital. There’s a fine line established in the thriller, between doing what is necessary for the greater good and what’s right morally. More often than not, the Sweeney, as the unit is called, see those issues as synonymous.
Check out our exclusive clip from the film as Movie Fanatic takes you into the movie magic that is The Sweeney.