Thursday, 26 May 2016



FILM 1533: END OF WATCH

TRIVIA: As part of their training, Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña spent five months doing 12-hour ride-alongs with on-duty LAPD officers. During Gyllenhaal's first ride-along, he witnessed a murder.

The scene where Janet and Brian are singing in the car during a road trip was unscripted. Jake Gyllenhaal and Anna Kendrick were driving around with the director in the back seat filming different scenes for the movie. At one point between takes, 'Hey Ma' by Cam'ron came on the radio and Gyllenhaal and Kendrick started to sing along and the director began to secretly film them. Both Gyllenhaal and Kendrick were completely unaware that the moment had been caught on camera until they watched the movie at a screening.

Most of the crude banter between Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña was improvised by the two.

The word "fuck" is used 326 times, making it seventh in the all time profanity list. (It has since been pushed down to number 9 – see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_films_that_most_frequently_use_the_word_%22fuck%22)

After Taylor and Zavala pull over the male in the pickup who tries to shoot Zavala, Taylor holds up four fingers to Orozco when she asks, "Are you good?" This is often used by police to signal "Code Four," meaning "I'm okay; no additional assistance needed at this time."

In the beginning briefing sequence, as the officers get out to their cars, everyone keeps yelling out, "Faster, BOOT" in reference to the rookie officer Sook. In Law Enforcement lingo, "BOOT" is term for a rookie or new officer.

In the trailer when they are speaking Spanish before they drink they say "Arriba, abajo, al centro, y padentro" which loosely translates as "up, down, to the center and inside".




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