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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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How do you solve a murder when YOU'RE the killer...? Any way you can. 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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"Criminal Intent" was one of the film's working titles. 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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[last lines]
Divinci: [in the getaway car, the driver of which we cannot yet see] Here's the most important thing: You can NEVER lose your sense of humor. Without that, you've got NOTHING.
[the driver pulls a familiar-looking Magnum and blows Divinci's head through the back window]
Clyde David Dunner: [the driver] ... FUCKING A!
[laughs into the closing credits]
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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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Walk don't sleep
Written & Performed by Marcus Barone
Artist Courtesy of Marcus Barone Music
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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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