Packing years of experience and a .45 automatic, LAPD Detective Nick Pulovki figures he's got all the help he needs. He's also got all the help he doesn't need. His new partner is The Rookie. Director/star Clint Eastwood is Pulovski. Charlie Sheen is the by the book newcomer. Each reluctantly relies on the other to stop a killer-elite gang of auto thieves. Raul Julia, Sonia Braga, Lara Flynn Boyle and Tom Skeritt co-star with "the most spectacular action sequences Eastwood has ever filmed" (Dave Kehr, Chicago Tribune). A freeway becomes an 80-mph bumper car game. A barrio bar busts open like a giant pinata. The two drive through a wall to escape an exploding building... five stories up. Fasten your seat belt.

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The Rookie (1990)

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Action/Comedy/Crime/Suspense/Thriller · 2h 0m · 12/7/1990

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What could a veteran and a rookie cop do this Christmas.

Description

Packing years of experience and a .45 automatic, LAPD Detective Nick Pulovki figures he's got all the help he needs. He's also got all the help he doesn't need. His new partner is The Rookie. Director/star Clint Eastwood is Pulovski. Charlie Sheen is the by the book newcomer. Each reluctantly relies on the other to stop a killer-elite gang of auto thieves. Raul Julia, Sonia Braga, Lara Flynn Boyle and Tom Skeritt co-star with "the most spectacular action sequences Eastwood has ever filmed" (Dave Kehr, Chicago Tribune). A freeway becomes an 80-mph bumper car game. A barrio bar busts open like a giant pinata. The two drive through a wall to escape an exploding building... five stories up. Fasten your seat belt.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Kazanjian/Siebert Productions, Malpaso Productions, Warner Bros.

Budget

$10,000,000

Revenue

$21,633,874
Part Of
Cast
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Clint Eastwood

Nick Pulovski
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Charlie Sheen

David Ackerman
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Raul Julia

Strom
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Sônia Braga

Liesl (as Sonia Braga)
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Tom Skerritt

Eugene Ackerman
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Lara Flynn Boyle

Sarah
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Pepe Serna

Lt. Raymond Garcia
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Marco Rodríguez

Loco Martinez
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Pete Randall

Cruz
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Donna Mitchell

Laura Ackerman
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Xander Berkeley

Ken Blackwell
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Tony Plana

Morales
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David Sherrill

Max
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Hal Williams

Powell
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Lloyd Nelson

Freeway Motorist
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Pat DuVal

Interrogator #1
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Mara Corday

Interrogator #2
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Jerry Schumacher

Interrogator #3
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Matt McKenzie

Wang
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Joel Polis

Lance
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Rodger LaRue

Maitre'D
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Robert Dubac

Waiter
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Anthony Charnota

Romano
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Jordan Lund

Bartender
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Paul Ben-Victor

Little Felix
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Jeanne Mori

Connie Ling
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Anthony Alexander

Alphonse
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Paul Butler

Captain Hargate
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Seth Allen

David as a Child
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Coleby Lombardo

David's Brother
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Roberta Vasquez

Heather Torres
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Joe Farago

Anchorman
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Robert Harvey

Whalen
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Nick Ballo

Vito
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Jay Boryea

Sal
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Marylou Kenworthy

Receptionist (as Mary Lou Kenworthy)
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George Orrison

Detective Orrison
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James W. Gavin

Aerial Coordinator / Pilot (as James Gavin)
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Thomas H. Friedkin

Pilot (as Thomas Friedkin)
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Craig Hosking

Pilot
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Joe Casino

Onlooker (uncredited)
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Doreen Foo Croft

(uncredited)
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Kyle Eastwood

Band member at Ackerman's house party (uncredited)
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Nick Fenske

Bell Boy (uncredited)
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Caron Strong

Mechanic (uncredited)
Crew
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Clint Eastwood

Director
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Scott Spiegel

Writer
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Boaz Yakin

Writer
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Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Rookie

(DVD, Snapper)

9/2/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

The Rookie

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

6/1/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

La Recrue

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

The Rookie

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

6/1/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

The Rookie

(DVD, Digibook)

2/16/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

The Rookie

(DVD)

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