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R| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
Set in the Los Angeles Police Department in 1992, "Dark Blue" is a thriller that takes place just days before the acquittal of four white officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King and the subsequent L.A. riots. In this racially charged climate, the LAPD's elite Special Investigations Squad is assigned a quadruple homicide. As they work the case, detective Eldon (Kurt Russell), tutors SIS rookie Bobby (Scott Speedman) in the realities of police intimidation and corruption.

Cast: Kurt Russell , Brendan Gleeson , Scott Speedman , Michael Michele , Lolita Davidovich , Ving Rhames , Dash Mihok , Kurupt

Director: Ron Shelton

Genres: Crime drama, Thriller

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Dark Blue (2002)

Release Date: February 21st, 2003|1 hr. 53 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    A film of wounding power. It stays with you. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    While Dark Blue may not be easy to watch, it's exceptionally well made. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    There's at least one plot element too many here; let your own taste determine which one. Yet until it dissolves into conventional melodrama during a climactic fracas, this fast-paced story is never less than watchable. show more

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