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Mutiny (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | War  -  28 March 1999 (USA)
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Fact-based story about 300 predominantly black sailors who were killed on July 17, 1944 while loading munitions on a ship in San Francisco. Three weeks later, 50 survivors were ... See full summary »

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Vernon Nettles
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Fact-based story about 300 predominantly black sailors who were killed on July 17, 1944 while loading munitions on a ship in San Francisco. Three weeks later, 50 survivors were court-martialed for refusing to load another shipment. The men cited the Navy's lack of care for their safety. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Port Chicago Mutiny  »

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On 26 July 1948, four years after the explosion at Port Chicago, President Truman ordered the end of segregation in all armed forces. See more »

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Good for a made-for-TV movie
29 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

A based-on-true-story account of black sailors during World War II and an explosion at Port Chicago directly traceable to the Navy's segregationist beliefs. (The Navy was big on white supremacy during World War Two.) Michael Jai White does an excellent job as Ben Cooper, a somewhat naive sailor involved in the accused mutiny in Port Chicago. This story is important enough to be put into a documentary (to take a hint from the other commentor), or even a full-scale movie, but instead was an easily-dismissed made-for-TV flick. That aside, this is a good movie, and worth the time should it be shown again or if NBC releases it on video. However, the commercial interruptions and some minor problems with the acting cause problems here and there.

Rating: 7/10


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