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Ill Gotten Gains (1997)

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WEST AFRICA 1869 - Slave trade is illegal. There is a revolt on a slave ship - twenty four men fight for their lives. Out-gunned, the revolt fails but a second uprising is planned.

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WEST AFRICA 1869 - Slave trade is illegal. There is a revolt on a slave ship - twenty four men fight for their lives. Out-gunned, the revolt fails but a second uprising is planned. Written by Man Wei Tam <webm@spats.com>

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Rated R for brutal violence including rape, pervasive strong language and some sexual content
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Absolute Garbage!!!
20 May 1999 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

One of the worst movies I've ever seen!!! Absolutely awful. Poor acting, poor story, there isn't one redeeming quality about this movie to recommend. Amistad is much better. Avoid this movie like the plague!


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