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Under Cover (1987)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  4 December 1987 (USA)
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A cop goes undercover in a South Carolina high school. With the help of a local narcotics officer, he investigates the drug ring responsible for another cop's death.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Neidorf ...
Sheffield Hauser
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Tanille Laroux
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Sergeant Irwin Lee
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Lucas Morris
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Corrinne Armour
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Lt. James Leonard
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Terry Ray Gray
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Officer Vic Fieldson
David Denney ...
Hassie Pearl
Brent Hadaway ...
Peyton Lewis
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Denny
Lauri Riley ...
Secretary
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Lynette Destens
Ed Bernard ...
Chief Heffer
Rommy Vistart ...
Harley
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A cop goes undercover in a South Carolina high school. With the help of a local narcotics officer, he investigates the drug ring responsible for another cop's death. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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They're going back to school... as cops.


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4 December 1987 (USA)  »

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Asesinato en el instituto  »

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Writer/Director John Stockwell can be seen very briefly on the television that Sheffield is watching. See more »

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Features Dangerously Close (1986) See more »

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Revenge
Written and Performed by Tsol (as T.S.O.L.)
Courtesy of Enigma Records
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A classic 1980s B movie
28 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes, it's dumb. And predictable. And the production values are bad (not to mention the continuity). But, darn it, I just love this little flick! The clothes and hair! This was when I first fell in love with Jennifer Jason Leigh - all hot and sweaty with the Louisana heat! The locale is captured nicely, and they obviously all know this isn't "Lawrence of Arabia" or anything.

But I know what really makes this movie stick in mind is the Todd Rundgren score ("Hello, it's me. You-oo-ooo, you know that I'd be with you if I could ...") His first full score, I believe.

Great to put on in the background while you work on another project.


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