Kino Lorber is working on the release of a double feature based on a UK TV drama, Sweeney / Sweeney 2 (1977, 1978), on Blu-ray. Stars John Thaw, Dennis Waterman.
Hard-bitten Flying Squad officer Jack Regan gets embroiled in a deadly political plot when an old friend asks him to investigate the death of his girlfriend. Framed on a drunk-drive charge and suspended from the force, with his partner and best mate George Carter unable to help, Jack must rely on his wits to evade deadly government hitmen and expose the real villain of the piece.
Sweeney 2 (1978)
Second theatrical spin-off from the popular 1970’s police series. Regan and Carter head a Flying Squad investigation into a series of bank raids by a team of well-armed villains who are flying in from the continent.
Release date: March 3, 2020
Genre: Crime / Drama
Disc and film details
- Director: David Wickes, Tom Clegg
- Cast: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Denholm Elliott
- Country: UK
- Production Year: 1977 / 1978
- Discs: 1 Blu-ray Disc
- Region: A
- Run Time: 205 minutes
- Formats: Color / 1.75:1 / 1.85:1
- Audio: English
- Studio: Kino Lorber