down·town / ˈdounˈtoun/ • adj. of, in, or characteristic of the central area or main business and commercial area of a town or city: downtown Chicago | a downtown bar. • adv. in or into such an area: I drove downtown. • n. such an area of a town or city: the heart of Pittsburgh's downtown. DERIVATIVES: down·town·er n.
Downtown ★½ 1989 (R)
Urban comedy about a naive white suburban cop who gets demoted to the roughest precinct in Philadelphia, and gains a streetwise black partner. Runs a routine beat. 96m/C VHS, DVD . Anthony Edwards, Forest Whit- aker, Joe Pantoliano, Penelope Ann Miller; D: Richard Benjamin; M: Alan Silvestri.