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Dark Blue (2002)  link to Dark Blue on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 2756

poster Dark Blue

IMDb Rating:
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6.6/10 (20259 votes)

Country: USA, 118 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director(s): Ron Shelton

Video Codec: Unknown

Set in the Los Angeles Police Department in April 1992, Dark Blue is a dramatic 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 (SIS) is assigned a high-profile quadruple homicide. As they work the case, veteran detective Eldon Perry, known for his tough street tactics and fiery temper, tutors SIS rookie Bobby Keough in the grim realities of police intimidation and corruption. Meanwhile, Assistant Chief Holland, the only man in the department willing to stand up to the SIS, threatens to end Perry's brand of singlehanded "justice" on the Los Angeles streets. While navigating through the tumultuous neighborhoods of South Central L.A., Perry and Keough must track down cold-blooded killers and face their own demons, which prove to be more ruthless than the criminals they pursue.

Tagline: Sworn to protect / Sworn to serve / Sworn to secrecy


photo Kurt Russell Kurt Russell Eldon Perry
photo Scott Speedman Scott Speedman Bobby Keough
photo Michael Michele Michael Michele Beth Williamson
photo Brendan Gleeson Brendan Gleeson Jack Van Meter
photo Ving Rhames Ving Rhames Arthur Holland

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1