THE SWEEPER, an undistinguished action flick about a secret police society, provides nothing more substantial than another entry on C. Thomas Howell's increasing direct-to-video resume.
When Mark Goddard (Howell) was a young boy, he witnessed the execution of his family, including his father, Dale (Jeff Fahey), an honest cop who wanted his son to follow in his footsteps. Fifteen years later, Mark is a police officer whose bitterness over his past has cost him his marriage and
jeopardized his job. He is censured for his violent methods after killing nine of his suspects.
Mark is recruited by Justice Incorporated, an underground organization of former police...