Dirty (film)

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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Chris Fisher
Produced by David Hillary
Timothy Wayne Peternel
Ash R. Shah
Written by Chris Fisher
Gil Reavilsxl
Eric Saks
Starring Cuba Gooding Jr.
Clifton Collins, Jr.
Music by Ryan Beveridge
Cinematography Eliot Rockett
Edited by Tom Sanders
Miklos Wright
Silver Nitrate Pictures
Destination Films
Deviant Films
Distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Release date
  • November 9, 2005 (2005-11-09)
Running time
97 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $3 million [1]
Box office $274,245 [1]

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]


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 media[edit]

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: |access-date= (help)

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