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When a narcotics team sent to bust some drug dealers are massacred. The police department form a special unit of undercover cops whose identities are withheld from the brass, and are only accountable to the leader, a Lieutenant. While they try to bust the dealers, the Lieutenant tries to find out who gave the dealers the information about the bust. And he suspects that it's someone in the DEA. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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As nasty as a 1980s mullet.
18 February 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

With having heard a bit about Dick Wolfs long-running hit series Law & Order,when i found this on video i thought that it was worth a try,and i feel that this is a very hair-spray pre-Homicide: Life on the Street,fluff.

The Plot: With North Las Vegas being overrun by a huge weapons dealer,the police feel that it is time to fight back.So they set up a rebel unit called The Nasty Boys to take on the troubles of the city.But with a leek in the police department,the leads to the head of The Nasty Boys getting shot,the others decide that its time the they battle the dealer,head on.

View on the film: Screenplay:The screenplay is by Dick Wolf and David Black from a story by Wolf.While this first looks like the it will be a fun SWAT style Film,the film sadly does not have any scenes that help to give it the adrenaline rush the it needs,and it also seems to be a very weak take on Walter Hills 1979 Cult-classic The Warriors.

Direction:The film is directed by Rick Rosenthal,Rosenthal does a pretty good job with the small budget in some parts.By doing some classy funeral scenes and also doing an all-too- brief mini Scarface style final battle.

Final view on the film: A very poor Gang/Cop take on the great film,The Warriors.


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