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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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Cpl. Theodore Knox (as Dwayne Macopson)
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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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Tim Abell (Sergeant Gammon) was a United States Army Ranger before he started acting. See more »

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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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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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domestic enemies
24 August 2002 | by (Brussels, Belgium) – See all my reviews

This is a highly entertaining cat-and-mouse movie between Mark Dacascos and Tim Abell. Dacascos is sent into a military base to do undercover search concerning drug traffic. It seems some soldiers are not playing by the book... Enjoyable performances from both Dacascos and Abell, particularly the latter.


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