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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

  • 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

  • Even and assured, Colors may not descend to the sloppy, indulgent depths of ''Easy Rider'' and ''The Last Movie,'' but neither does it rise to the delirious, dangerous heights of those films. [15 Apr 1988] show more

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