The Top Cop Sweet Sixteen


The first round is over. Based on your voting, we have eliminated half of the law enforcers to bring the count down to sixteen competitors left in the running the be named the Top Cop. Here are the winners and losers.

Dick Tracy (Dick Tracy) vs Hal Jordan (Green Lantern)
 Johnny Utah (Point Break) vs Frank "Mr. Orange" Newandyke (Reservoir Dogs)
Axel Foley (Beverley Hills Cop) vs Wendell "Bud" White (LA Confidential)
Larvelle Jones (Police Academyvs Sean Archer (Face/Off)
Harry Calahan (Dirty Harry) vs Chief Wiggum (The Simpsons Movie)
Frank Drebin (The Naked Gun) vs Mike Lowery (Bad Boys)
John Shaft (Shaft) vs Neville Flynn (Snakes on a Plane)
Martin Riggs (Lethal Weapon) vs Vincent Hanna (Heat)
Jim Gordon (Batman: The Movie) vs Rama (The Raid)
Clarice Starling (Silence of the Lambs) vs Max Walker (Time Cop)
Rick Deckard (Blade Runner) vs Brian O'Connor (The Fast and the Furious)
Chan "Kevin" Ka Kui (Police Story) vs Marge Gunderson (Fargo)
Frank Bullitt (Bullitt) vs Danny Butterman (Hot Fuzz)
John McClane (Die Hard) vs Judge Dredd (Judge Dredd)
Frank Serpico (Serpico) vs Billy Costigan (The Departed)
Robocop (Robocop) vs William Somerset (Se7en)


A lot of fan favorites went down in Round One. Johnny Utah, Judge Dredd, and Brian O'Connor were just some of the casualties of difficult matchups in the Round of Thirty Two. Now that we've hit the Sweet Sixteen, it is a lot easier to see which competitors can be expected to go far and which ones are going to need a little bit of luck to move forward. Here are the matchups for the next round.

Hal Jordan (Green Lantern) vs Frank "Mr. Orange" Newandyke (Reservoir Dogs)
Larvelle Jones (Police Academyvs Axel Foley (Beverley Hills Cop)
Frank Drebin (The Naked Gun) vs Harry Calahan (Dirty Harry)
Martin Riggs (Lethal Weapon) vs John Shaft (Shaft)
Jim Gordon (Batman: The Movie) vs Clarice Starling (Silence of the Lambs)
Rick Deckard (Blade Runner) vs Marge Gunderson (Fargo)
John McClane (Die Hard) vs Danny Butterman (Hot Fuzz)
Billy Costigan (The Departed) vs Robocop (Robocop)

So here's where you come in. Vote on this second round on our polling page. You can look at the entire bracket here. We encourage you to share this bracket with friends or enemies of yours who love law enforcement, action movies, or Baaaaahstan. The results of the voting will be announced on the next Mad Bracket Status show, which we stream live on our Facebook page

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