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Gang Related (1997)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  8 October 1997 (USA)
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Two corrupt cops murder an undercover DEA agent by mistake, and frantically try to cover their tracks by framing a homeless man for the crime. That involves juggling evidence, coaching ... See full summary »

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Two corrupt cops murder an undercover DEA agent by mistake, and frantically try to cover their tracks by framing a homeless man for the crime. That involves juggling evidence, coaching witnesses, and improvising to keep their desperate scheme from unraveling. Written by <rozebud@compuserve.com>

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The Best Place To Hide Is Behind A Badge See more »

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Rated R for strong language, some violence and a scene with nudity | See all certifications »

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£41,883 (UK) (14 August 1998)

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£95,133 (UK) (21 August 1998)
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This was Tupac Shakur's last film, and the first one given full theatrical release after his death on 13 September 1996. His other film, Bullet (1996) made prior to this one only received a limited theatrical run late in 1996 before being released on home video, just before this film was released theatrically in August 1997. See more »

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Before Frank pulls up to Manny's for the first time, you can see a blue sandbag on the curb, marking the spot where Jim Belushi is to stop the car at the proper spot so as to be within the camera frame. See more »

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[Baylor is questioning Cynthia Webb in court]
Helen Eden: Objection! Mr. Baylor is purposely trying to confuse the witness.
Arthur Baylor: I am NOT trying to confuse the witness; the WITNESS has been trying to confuse THIS COURT!
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Dedicated to Tupac Shakur (1971-1996) See more »

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Features Sally Jessy Raphael (1985) See more »

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Way to major
Written by Daz Dillinger, Tray Dee
Performed by Daz Dillinger
Artist courtesy of The "Untouchable" Death Row Records
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Better than expected
9 May 2005 | by (Farmington Hills, MI) – See all my reviews

Much better movie than I expected. Jim Belushi and Tupac Shakur have a good chemistry as 2 crooked, conflicted cops. Tupac Shakur actually played a very good character as the increasingly troubled cop. He was willing to bend some rules, and put some money in his pocket, but things have now gone entirely too far for him. Jim Belushi plays a morally dumb cop who continues to make the situation worse, and continues to believe he can probably manipulate his way out of anything.

Dennis Quaid, James Earl Jones and Lela Rochon were all excellent.

I didn't expect too much from this, but I was drawn into a well-done, well-acted movie.


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