Hollywood Reporter - 07/30/2012
"[With] a kinetic visual style that imbues contemporary London with all the glossy swagger of a Michael Mann production, THE SWEENEY feels muscular and dynamic..."
Total Film - 10/01/2012 3 stars out of 5 -- "There's illicit fun to be had if you buckle up for a bumpy ride....The action scenes are urgent and efficient..."
Sight and Sound - 10/01/2012
"[T]he action sections are the film's high point and its guilty pleasure, all punchy, quick-cut and visceral..."
New York Times - 03/01/2013
"Spewing profanities and bashing heads, the great Ray Winstone charges through THE SWEENEY like a bulldog in a leather jacket."
Los Angeles Times - 02/28/2013
"[A] briskly involving British crime entertainment of the old school....THE SWEENEY benefits greatly from Ray Winstone's performance as Jack Regan..."
Flying Squad detective Jack Regan (Ray Winstone) breaks all the rules while racing to stop a major bank heist, and also catch a former enemy who's determined to set the streets of London ablaze as the long-running British police drama makes the leap to the big screen.