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Fort Apache the Bronx (1981) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • From the sight of a police officer this movie depicts the life in New York's infamous South Bronx. In the center is "Fort Apache", as the officers call their police station, which really seems like an outpost in enemy's country. The story follows officer Murphy, who seems to be a tuff cynic, but in truth he's a moralist with a sense for justice.

    - Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
  • In New York, South Bronx's main police precinct is nicknamed Fort Apache by its employees who feel like troopers surrounded by hostiles in a wild west isolated outpost.

    - Written by nufs68

Synopsis

At the 41st Police Precinct in the South Bronx 18-year veteran Murphy (Paul Newman) is pretty much on auto pilot...

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