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Bad Lieutenant

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Directed by Abel Ferrara
United States, 1992
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Synopsis

The Lieutenant is a corrupt, exploitative and drug-addicted cop steeped in gambling debt. The mob gives him an ultimatum: pay off his debt or get killed. When he learns that a hefty reward is being offered to whoever catches a pair of thugs who raped a nun, he jumps at the opportunity.

Synopsis

The Lieutenant is a corrupt, exploitative and drug-addicted cop steeped in gambling debt. The mob gives him an ultimatum: pay off his debt or get killed. When he learns that a hefty reward is being offered to whoever catches a pair of thugs who raped a nun, he jumps at the opportunity.

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Bad LieutenantDirected byAbel Ferrara

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1992
Independent Spirit Awards
1993 | Winner: Best Male Lead
1993 | 2 nominations including: Best Feature

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