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The Base (1999)

R | | Action, Drama | Video 1 June 1999
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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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1 June 1999 (USA)  »

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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

A tank's gunbarrel cannot depress low enough to fire at the ground that close to itself - and in any case, the barrel was raised, not lowered. See more »

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Sergeant Gammon: Let's lock, cock, and rock.
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Followed by Guilty as Charged (2000) See more »

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*1/2 OF FIVE
17 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mark Dacascos stars as Murphy a soldier who infiltrates a group of corrupt officers who deal in weapons, and singlehandedly wipes them out in this brain dead Rambo clone. The Base is just lethargic and the movie is drained of any excitement it should no doubt posess. Mark Dacascos kicks a lot of bad guys but the routine plot as well as unexciting actionscenes make this a pedestrian effort at best.


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