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Blue City (1986)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 2 May 1986 (USA)
Returning to the small Florida town where he grew up, Billy Turner (Nelson) learns that his father has been killed. With little help from the police, Billy will take matters into his own ... See full summary »

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Michelle Manning

Writers:

Ross Macdonald (novel), Lukas Heller (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Judd Nelson ... Billy Turner
Ally Sheedy ... Annie Rayford
David Caruso ... Joey Rayford
Paul Winfield ... Chief Luther Reynolds
Scott Wilson ... Perry Kerch
Anita Morris ... Malvina Kerch-Turner
Luis Contreras ... Lieutenant Ortiz
Julie Carmen ... Debbie Torres
Allan Graf ... Graf
Hank Stone Hank Stone ... Hank (as Hank Woessner)
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister ... Tiny (as Tommy Lister Jr.)
Rex Ryon Rex Ryon ... Rex
Felix Nelson Felix Nelson ... Caretaker
Willard E. Pugh ... Leroy
Sam Whipple ... Jailer
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Storyline

Returning to the small Florida town where he grew up, Billy Turner (Nelson) learns that his father has been killed. With little help from the police, Billy will take matters into his own hands and go up against a ruthless local mob boss in a desperate search to find the killer. Written by leopardo_delle_nevi

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Taglines:

It's below Miami and above the law.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 May 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ciudad corrompida See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,748,096, 4 May 1986

Gross USA:

$6,947,787

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,947,787
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

One of numerous theatrical movie collaborations of Music Composer Ry Cooder and Writer and Producer Walter Hill, the latter of whom has made several Cooder scored movies which he has directed. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Psych: Zero to Murder in Sixty Seconds (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue City Down
Written by Ry Cooder and Jim Dickinson
Performed by Ry Cooder, Bobby A. King (as Bobby King) and Terry Evans
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What was the point?
30 January 1999 | by pdkSee all my reviews

I knew nothing beforehand about this film. I only watched it because Ally Sheedy was in the cast. This was one of the poorest films I have seen in a long time. In my opinion, the only actor who really put anything into his part was Paul Winfield. I like Ms. Sheedy no matter what film she's in, ever since I first saw her in War Games. Judd Nelson was inappropriate as the hero. The plot became more preposterous as the film went on, so that by the end nothing that happens surprises the viewer. The actions which the hero did were totally over the top, and he got away with all of them!! All in all, a film to avoid.


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