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The Base (1999)

R  |  Video  |   |  Action, Drama  |  1 June 1999 (USA)
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In a U.S. army base, a senior army officer leads a group of young men into drug trafficking.

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Major Murphy, a US Army Investigator, has received a new assignment. Sgt. Gammon is suspected of dealing cocaine from his base, and Murphy must gather enough evidence to shut down Gammon and his entire operation. Along with his partner, Lt. Andrews, the Major goes undercover to infiltrate the gang and find out just how far up the chain of command these activities are going. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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One Man. The Strength Of An Army

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Rated R for pervasive strong and brutal violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The entire movie, with the exception of the scenes in Los Angeles, was shot at former Victorville Air Force Base. See more »

Goofs

When Cpl. John Dalton is drinking champagne with Sgt. Gammon, his glass is always half full from the side view and empty from the front view. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant Gammon: Let's lock, cock, and rock.
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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What a piece of dung!
26 March 2001 | by (San Rafael, CA) – See all my reviews

Why do film makers continue to portray the military so poorly. Regardless of their intent, they could at least make an attempt to be accurate with regard to uniforms, military procedure and terminology, and weapons.

This movie was so silly I had to watch the whole thing just to see how really poor it could be. The people making this movie certainly had delusions of adequacy.


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