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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 ...
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Felix Nelson ...
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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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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,947,787 (USA)
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This is the only film directed by Michelle Manning. See more »

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

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You Can Run (But You Can't Hide)
Written by George Callins, Tom Junior Morgan and Joe Read
Performed by The Textones
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Great music and a knockout performance by Nelson.
1 January 2000 | by (Newport Beach, California) – See all my reviews

Fans of The Breakfast Club will enjoy Judd Nelson in this movie. He plays the same type of sarcastic, wisecracking antihero he played in the previous film. It's fun to watch him thumb his nose at authority. He also reminded me of Eddie Murphy in Beverly Hills Cop because he was avenging a murder and raising hell by going after the bad guys and making fun of them in the process. The rest of the cast is great, watch David Caruso in his pre NYPD Blue days, plus Oscar nominated actors Paul Winfield and Scott Wilson are in the film. Ally Sheedy up until this point, only played nice girl roles. Here you get to see her curse and do things you don't normally watch her do. The most unexpected surprise of this film is how good the music is. Jazz Legend Ry Cooder performs one of his very best scores. His guitar sound strikes a deep chord and really enhances the picture. I bought the soundtrack.


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