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Gang Related (1997)

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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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Some cops play by the rules. Their own. 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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8 October 1997 (USA)  »

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$3,286,065 (USA) (10 October 1997)

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$5,790,448 (USA) (7 November 1997)
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Trivia

The spiky onscreen relationship between Jim Belushi and Tupac Shakur was helped offscreen by the fact that Shakur liked to nail his scenes in one or two takes, and was annoyed by Belushi preferring to do it in multiple takes. See more »

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When Det. Frank Divinci talks to Joe for the first time about the crime in the car we can clearly see the camera in the reflection of the window. As the scene progress the camera zooms in and a head can be seen next to the camera. See more »

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Bookie: ...So what can you do to assure me of your good intentions?
Detective Rodriguez: I can make your life miserable, that's what I can do.
Bookie: Look at me. Am I attractive? Do I have a wife and five kids? Have I got a job at IBM and a swanky bachelor pad? NO, NO, AND NO! I loan big money to people like you who can't control their urge to blow it all gambling; Then I stay awake half the night trying to convince them that I have needs, too... The point of which is, I ALREADY HAVE A MISERABLE LIFE! So don't threaten me, you ...
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Dedicated to Tupac Shakur (1971-1996) See more »

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Referenced in Sunday Morning Rapture (2011) See more »

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Joe's Nightmare
Written & Performed by Danny Sheridan & Deborah Ann Ray
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Good Twists - Worth a Look
17 April 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Good movie....has a few twists and turns you don't expect. Both James Belushi & the late Tupac Shakur were well cast in the main roles - especially Belushi - this role being very different from his usual ones.

The only other two cast members that have some grunt in the movie are Lela Rochon and Dennis Quaid. James Earl Jones has an appearance - if only small - but for me I will never be able to disassociate him from the voice we have all come to know as Darth Vader.

Dennis Quaid however does some lime light stealing - but you'll just have to watch it to find out why! Overall good entertainment - may not be everyone's cup of tea - but had me engrossed. In a sense a typical good cops go wrong movie - but one that at least grabs you and sucks you in to watching it to find out what happens next.

I gave it a 7/10.


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