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Blue City (1986)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 2 May 1986 (USA)
Returning to the small Florida town where he grew up, Billy Turner (Nelson) learns that his father has been killed. With little help from the police, Billy will take matters into his own ... See full summary »

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Billy Turner
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Annie Rayford
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Joey Rayford
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Chief Luther Reynolds
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Perry Kerch
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Malvina Kerch-Turner
Luis Contreras ...
Lieutenant Ortiz
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Debbie Torres
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Graf
Hank Stone ...
Hank (as Hank Woessner)
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Tiny (as Tommy Lister Jr.)
Rex Ryon ...
Rex
Felix Nelson ...
Caretaker
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Leroy
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Jailer
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Returning to the small Florida town where he grew up, Billy Turner (Nelson) learns that his father has been killed. With little help from the police, Billy will take matters into his own hands and go up against a ruthless local mob boss in a desperate search to find the killer. Written by leopardo_delle_nevi

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It's below Miami and above the law.

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Action | Crime | Drama

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2 May 1986 (USA)  »

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Ciudad corrompida  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$6,947,787 (USA)
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Trivia

"Blue City" is a fictional place and is not a real location in true-life. In the movie's source "Blue City" novel by Ross Macdonald, it is alluded to that "Blue City" is situated in the mid-west of the USA, not too far from Chicago, Illinois. In this movie adaptation though, "Blue City" is set in Florida, south of Miami. See more »

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Referenced in Psych: Zero to Murder in Sixty Seconds (2007) See more »

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Blue City Down
Written by Ry Cooder and Jim Dickinson
Performed by Ry Cooder, Bobby A. King (as Bobby King) and Terry Evans
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a great guilty pleasure
7 January 2000 | by (massachusetts) – See all my reviews

This movie has always been lambasted but I have seen it a few times over the years. It has some exciting action scenes and captures the seedy atmosphere of a corrupt Florida town very well. Judd Nelson does his usual smirk acting job but nice supporting roles by David Caruso and Paul Winfield help compensate.


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