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Jim Natter, the leader of a violent Kuk Klux Klan lodge, is shot dead. His teenage son Eric Natter is found nearby, and taken into police custody for his protection pending the investigation. While four cops drive him to a safe-house, they are ambushed. Three of them shot dead, including Deputy Lawrence, and his black partner Jerry Robinson is accused of the murders. Written by KGF Vissers

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When a Klan leader is murdered, it lights the fuse to a race explosion. Now the only man who can put it out is the one everyone suspects.

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20 June 1998 (USA)  »

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Ambushed - Dunkle Rituale  »

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Great little TV movie!
3 April 2001 | by (Johannesburg, South Africa) – See all my reviews

I was pleasantly surprised by this essentially a B-movie. The acting is uniformly good. Courtney B Vance and David Keith are particular favourites but the young actor who took the part of Eric was terrific as well. Its refreshing to see a made for television movie with a good script, good acting and (for once) real driving! The subject matter is topical, and for a South African viewer surprising in it's passion. If this is the kind of B-movie Hollywood made I say Keep it up!!


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