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Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring. When the officer who recruited them is killed, they go above ... See full summary »

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Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring. When the officer who recruited them is killed, they go above and beyond the call of duty to solve the murder; and bust the drug ring. Suffering the jibes, and ridicule of fellow officers; they struggle to save their names, and that of their deceased benefactor. Written by J. D. Keith <jkeith@compunet.net>

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Rated R for language, violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,064,716 (USA) (26 March 1999)

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$13,260,050 (USA) (25 June 1999)
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Sarah Michelle Gellar and Milla Jovovich were among the actresses considered for the role of Julie Barnes. See more »

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The taxi Julie rides in and the car Billy rents have the same license plate. See more »

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Cut Chemist Suite
Written by Raul Pacheco, Jose Espinosa, Ulises Bella, Lucas MacFadden (as Cut Chemist),
Justin Poree, Charles Stewart (as Chali 2NA), Asdrubal Sierra, Jiro Yamaguchi,
, William Marrufo (as Will Marrufo), Alfredo Ortiz, Pablo Castorena and William Abers (as Wil-Dog)
Performed by Ozomatli
Courtesy of Almo Sounds, Inc.
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2 April 1999 | by (New York, New York) – See all my reviews

So, it's Friday night and you want to go watch a movie...all you want is something entertaining, not too artsy, or anything that might require a long night of philosophical discussions. So, you pay $10 to watch the Mod Squad. The trailer to this movie should have tipped me off, but come on...it's three of Hollywood's most beautiful people--eye candy. But that's about it...a string of moving Prada ads. And what did Hollywood producers forget? A plot. Why are these kids running around the streets after some unknown enemy? Where are they? But, don't worry, after a while, you'll just stop caring. I was on the verge of walking out of this movie, because I thought sitting in my room and staring at the wall might have been more productive (and free), but by that time, it was over (90 minutes--it's only saving grace). So, still willing to waste $10? Go, get yourself a nice hot meal.


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