By Mike Flaherty
Updated September 15, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT

Third World Cop

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  • Movie
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How’s this for moral ambiguity? The supercop at the center of the gangsta shoot-em-up Third World Cop is named Capone. And guess what? He plays by his own rules. Those are just a couple of the clichés besetting Campbell (Dancehall Queen), whose laconic charisma endeavors to raise this, the highest-grossing homegrown film to come out of Jamaica, above mediocrity. Alas, that triteness — and a video-to-film transfer that just screams COPS Goes to Kingston — carry the day, making this just, well, irie. C

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Third World Cop

type
  • Movie
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mpaa
  • R
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  • 98 minutes
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