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Detroit 9000 ()


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After a fundraiser for a black politician is robbed, Detroit police put two detectives, one white and one black, on the case, who try to work together under boiling political pressure.

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Lieutenant Danny Bassett
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Sergeant Jesse Williams
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Roby Harris
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Ferdy
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Captain Chalmers
Ellaraino ...
Helen Durbin (as Ella Edwards)
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Reverend Markham
Sally Baker ...
Ethel
Rudy Challenger ...
Aubrey Hale Clayton
Doris Ingraham
George Skaff ...
Oscar
Council Cargle
Jason Sommers
Bob Charlton
Ed Oldani ...
(as Edward Oldani)
Mike Lucci ...
(as Michael Lucci)
Martha Jean Steinberg
Woody Willis ...
(as Woodrick Willis)
Ernie Winstanley
Ron Khoury
Jerry Dahlmann ...
(as Jerry Dahlman)
Whit Vernon
Don Hayes
Herb Weatherspoon
Don Shapiro
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Hitman (as Erik Nelson)
Hedgemon Lewis
Ron McIlwain ...
Sam Orr
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Bourin ...
(uncredited)
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Barbara (uncredited)
Dilart Heyson ...
(uncredited)
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Dancing hooker in whorehouse (uncredited)
Laura Lee ...
Gospel singer (uncredited)
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Killer (uncredited)
John Nichols ...
Police Chief John Nichols (uncredited)

Directed by

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Arthur Marks

Written by

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Orville H. Hampton ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Don Gottlieb ... executive producer
Junius Griffin ... executive producer
Arthur Marks ... producer
William B. Silberkleit ... executive producer (as William Silberkleit)
Charles Stroud ... associate producer

Music by

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Luchi De Jesus

Cinematography by

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Harry J. May ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Richard Greer ... film editor

Editorial Department

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Lottie Greer ... assistant film editor

Casting By

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Geno Havens
Trudy Seiter

Makeup Department

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Jerry Daniels ... make up
Chuck House ... make up

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Ken Swor ... assistant director

Art Department

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Thomas Gark ... property (as Tom Gark)
Robert Tanenbaum ... movie poster artist (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Bud Alper ... sound
Gene Ashbrook ... boomman
Marvin Kerner ... sound effects

Stunts

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Tony Brubaker ... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Geary ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Minor ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Earl Gilbert ... gaffer
Cecil Lupton ... best boy
Beau Marks ... stills
Bradford May ... assistant camera
Tom May ... key grip

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Eddie Marks ... wardrobe (as Ed Marks)

Music Department

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Luchi De Jesus ... conductor

Transportation Department

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Charles Enzen ... driver (as Chuck Enzen)

Other crew

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Tony Brubaker ... production assistant
Dick Geary ... production assistant (as Richard Geary)
Orville H. Hampton ... assistant to the producer
Kathleen Newport ... continuity (as Kathy Newport)
Crew believed to be complete

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Taglines Visit the murder capital of the world--where the honkies are the minority! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Detroit Heat (United States)
  • The Holly Hill Caper (United States)
  • Call Detroit 9000 (Ireland, English title)
  • Police Call 9000 (Canada, English title)
  • Call Detroit 9000 (United Kingdom)
  • See more »
Runtime
  • 106 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United States $2,054, 11 Oct 1998

Did You Know?

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Trivia During the time of production, "9000" was the Detroit Police radio code for "officer down," however that radio term was phased out by the early 1980s. See more »
Goofs In the shootout at the cemetery, one character's squib is visible on his neck prior to being "shot" in the neck. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Jackie Brown (1997). See more »
Soundtracks Detroit 9000 (Main Title) See more »

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