Downtown (1989)

Genres - Crime, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Action Comedy, Buddy Film, Police Comedy  |   Release Date - Jan 20, 1990 (USA)  |   Run Time - 96 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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When suburban police officer Alex Kearney (Anthony Edwards) angers a wealthy, influential citizen by stopping him for a traffic violation, he finds himself transferred to the city's worst precinct. Struggling to adapt to his new inner-city surroundings, Kearney must deal with his gruff new partner, Dennis Curren (Forest Whitaker), as the two attempt to break up a crime ring.

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crime-ring, inner-city, partner, police-officer, precinct, traffic-ticket