Dirty (2005 film)

Dirty is a 2005 American crime drama film directed by Chris Fisher. The film stars Cuba Gooding Jr. and Clifton Collins, Jr.[2] The film was released in the United States on November 9, 2005.[3]

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Theatrical release poster
Directed byChris Fisher
Produced byDavid Hillary
Timothy Wayne Peternel
Ash R. Shah
Written byChris Fisher
Gil Reavilsxl
Eric Saks
StarringCuba Gooding Jr.
Clifton Collins, Jr.
Keith David
Wyclef Jean
Wood Harris
Robert LaSardo
Lobo Sebastian
Judy Reyes
Chris Mulkey
Khleo Thomas
Aimee Garcia
Nick Gonzalez
Brian White
Tory Kittles
Jim Ortlieb
Cole Hauser
Music byRyan Beveridge
CinematographyEliot Rockett
Edited byTom Sanders
Miklos Wright
Silver Nitrate Pictures
Destination Films
Deviant Films
Distributed bySony Pictures Home Entertainment
Release date
  • November 9, 2005 (2005-11-09)
Running time
97 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$3 million [1]
Box office$274,245 [1]


Officer Armando Sancho (Clifton Collins, Jr.) is a former Mal Creado ("badly created") gang member who is forced to choose between his conscience and his loyalty. Recruited into an undercover, anti-gang unit of the LAPD, Sancho brings his street smarts onto the force that he has sworn to protect. With his partner Salim Adel (Cuba Gooding Jr.), the two patrol LA's streets the only way they know how—with force.



It is set and filmed in Hollywood, Los Angeles, and Venice Beach, California on January 4 and February 1, 2005.

Home mediaEdit

DVD was released in Region 1 in the United States on April 4, 2006, and also Region 2 in the United Kingdom on 5 June 2006, it was distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment


Review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes gives a score of 21% based on 28 reviews, with an average rating of 4.1 out of 10.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Dirty (2006)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved March 29, 2015.
  2. ^ Beale, Lewis (February 19, 2006). "Steering a Lost Career Back to the 'Hood". The New York Times. Retrieved April 3, 2014.
  3. ^ Holden, Stephen (February 24, 2006). "Dirty Cops and Street Gangs, Both Violent and Out of Control". The New York Times. Retrieved April 3, 2014.
  4. ^ "Dirty". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved March 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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