Bon Cop, Bad Cop (2006)

Dragnet comes to Canada. It is a police action movie with a ridiculous villain who is trying to save hockey in Canada. The draw to the film is the fact that it is fully bilingual - so if you're francophone, you understand half the film and the other half you get French subtitles and vice versa for the anglophone viewers. English and Québec Canada are caricatured in the two lead cops.

There is no hint in the film of being a low budget Canadian movie which can sometimes be the case with Canuck flicks. It's flashy and could easily pass as a Hollywood film if not for the content. There is plenty of cliché that we've seen in almost every action movie made. I think it tries too hard to be American, the one thing that the movie's message speaks against.

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