Glenn Kenny
June 28, 1996 AT 04:00 AM EDT

The Sweeper

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season

We gave it a C+

C. Thomas Howell shrugs through his role as a too-rough cop enlisted by an organization of vigilante officers in The Sweeper. Letting his goatee do most of his acting for him, he shows up for a series of explosions-and-flying-bodies set pieces that are refreshingly old-fashioned given Hollywood’s current love affair with computer F/X. Hey, stunt pilots still have to feed their kids, right? Besides, these scenes give the movie what little charge it can whip up. C

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