The Mod Squad
is a 1999 action thriller film based on the television series of the same name
. This version stars Claire Danes as Julie Barnes, Omar Epps as Lincoln "Linc" Hayes and Giovanni Ribisi as Pete Cochran, with Dennis Farina as their boss and Josh Brolin
as the main antagonist.
Like the series, the film revolves around three delinquents who become undercover cops recruited by a fellow detective. Once their boss gets murdered, our protagonists go above and beyond the call of duty to solve the murder and bust a drug ring.
The film was poorly received by critics and audiences, not able to cover the cost of its $50 million budget.
The film contains examples of: