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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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Tim Abell (Sergeant Gammon) was a United States Army Ranger before he started acting. See more »

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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 »

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Sergeant Gammon: Let's lock, cock, and rock.
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A good movie, although a bit fake
15 October 1999 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

The actions scenes were extradonairly good. The gun fights and tactics were also fairly accurate. Although I found some parts fake, i.e. when he drove up to the army base in a bomber jacket and blue jeans. I also noticed that in one scene, even though there was a tank chase, the people in the base just walked around like normal, even if the tank was feet away. The casting was fairly well done, and I got the sense that, for a low budget film, this movie was very good in military, civilian, and all other aspects.


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