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In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders (1988)

Florida 1985: A series of brutal robberies and murders keeps the F.B.I busy. Although all crimes seem to be comitted by the same group, they can't hunt them down. The experienced officer ... See full summary »

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Agent Ben Grogan
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William Russell Matix
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Agent Gordon McNeill
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Michael Lee Platt
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Ed Mireles
Teri Copley ...
Vickie
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Detective Hamill
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John Hanlon
Anne Lange ...
Sandra
Katie Layman ...
Liz Mireles (as Kathleen Layman)
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Elaine McNeill
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Carol Ann (as Becky Gelke)
Randal Patrick ...
Agent Ron Risner
Ashton Wise
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Florida 1985: A series of brutal robberies and murders keeps the F.B.I busy. Although all crimes seem to be comitted by the same group, they can't hunt them down. The experienced officer Ben Grogan and his youngest colleague Gordon finally have to rely on their luck when they set up a trap. The chase results in a massacre... Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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It's 1986, and a small, tranquil Florida town is being rocked by a wave of vicious serial murders


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27 November 1988 (USA)  »

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Bloody Friday  »

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While briefing the other agents in the parking lot, Agent Ben Grogan tells them to be on the look out for a black '79 Monte Carlo. The car the bad guys are in is actually a 1974 Monte Carlo. The FBI would not make this kind of mistake since they questioned the owner of the car earlier and know exactly what year and make it was. See more »

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Agent Gordon McNeill: As far as descriptions: all we have is two males, ages and race unknown. Height 5'10 to 6 feet. weight 170 to 200 lbs
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This is truly the best TV Movie I have ever seen
24 December 2005 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

An explosive and completely true account of the most horrific shootout between criminals and federal law enforcement in U.S. history. It is the story of Bill Mattix and Mike Platt, two former Army Rangers and ordinary blue collar guys who have families, raise kids, and pay their taxes. They also rob armored cars and shoot people for a living. And they are damn good at it. They kill people about as routinely as mowing their lawns with absolutely no remorse or second thought as to the consequences of their actions. Their exploits attract the attention of the Miami F.B.I. field office who become more and more interested in finding out who they are. The agents quickly become obsessed with stopping them before they rob and kill again. It sets the scene for the eventual showdown and the carnage that ensues when they try to corner the robbers. This one is hard to find but it is a great insight into the minds of two bank robbers and the FBI agents who hunted them.


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