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Based on 15 Critics
critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • The only scene that takes a stab at saying something about the root causes of the violence is the weakest. At a poorly attended community meeting called by the police to urge residents to speak up when they witness a crime, one black Vietnam veteran angrily mentions the lack of jobs. [15 Apr 1988] show more

  • At 120 minutes, Colors is one of the longest cop dramas in movie history, and all the clichés are packed into the second hour. It fades in the stretch - and so may too many moviegoers. [15 Apr 1988] show more

  • A special movie - not just a police thriller, but a movie that has researched gangs and given some thought to what it wants to say about them. show more

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