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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Maj. John Murphy / Cpl. John Dalton
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Lt. Kelly Andrews
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Cpl. Nicholas Castellano
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Cpl. Theodore Knox (as Dwayne Macopson)
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Cpl. Richard P. Henderson
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Gen. Leo Oxenberg
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Brig. Gen. Albert Becker
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Rosato
Joe Renteria ...
Ray
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Santos (as Louis Anthony Perez)
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Pablo (as Josh Cruz)
Alex Carl ...
Lt. Stephen Doyle
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Brian Hite ...
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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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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 »

Quotes

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

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A good movie, although a bit fake
15 October 1999 | by 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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