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’War On Everyone’ Trailer: Alexander Skarsgård & Michael Peña Are Bad Cops in John Michael McDonagh’s Dark Comedy – Watch

John Michael McDonagh's festival favorite plays Bad Cop/Bad Cop.

War On Everyone

“War On Everyone”

Saban Films

Ever hear of a little game called Bad Cop/Bad Cop? No? Understandable, as most cop-movie-loving audiences have long been acquainted with the concept of Good Cop/Bad Cop, an idea that John Michael McDonagh’s dark comedy “War on Everyone” pretty gleefully throws right out the metaphorical window.

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Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Peña star in the festival favorite (it played to great acclaim at Berlin and SXSW earlier this year) as a pair of corrupt cops who set about blackmailing any criminal who comes across their path (not a bad racket, all things considered), but when they run afoul of a baddie more bad than themselves, things take a very swift turn into far more dangerous territory. The formula might sound familiar, but Skarsgård and Peña both turn in tremendous performances and infuse the feature with a unique sense of humor that is nothing short of outlandishly entertaining, something the film’s latest trailer plays up to big effect.

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“War on Everyone” does not yet have a U.S. release date, but Saban Films does own its domestic rights, so this little nasty number should (hopefully) be dated soon. Check out the (slightly NSFW) trailer below.

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