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The Base (1999)

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

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Storyline

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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Action | Drama

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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

When Corporal Dalton first reports to Sgt. Gammon, the weather in the background changes several times between shots. See more »

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

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A good movie
13 February 1999 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

The movie shows how an army base can be turned out to be not such a respectable place to be for soldiers. A senior army officer who leads a group of young men into drug trafficking. The plot is okay. Clear & logical. Fighting scenes causes blood to spill. Explosive action. The crew did well to impress me. A great job done.


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