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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 (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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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
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Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The movie represents an early screen role of David Caruso. See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Marianne
Written by Javier Escovedo
Performed by True Believers
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Great music and a knockout performance by Nelson.
1 January 2000 | by gsprodsSee all my reviews

Fans of The Breakfast Club will enjoy Judd Nelson in this movie. He plays the same type of sarcastic, wisecracking antihero he played in the previous film. It's fun to watch him thumb his nose at authority. He also reminded me of Eddie Murphy in Beverly Hills Cop because he was avenging a murder and raising hell by going after the bad guys and making fun of them in the process. The rest of the cast is great, watch David Caruso in his pre NYPD Blue days, plus Oscar nominated actors Paul Winfield and Scott Wilson are in the film. Ally Sheedy up until this point, only played nice girl roles. Here you get to see her curse and do things you don't normally watch her do. The most unexpected surprise of this film is how good the music is. Jazz Legend Ry Cooder performs one of his very best scores. His guitar sound strikes a deep chord and really enhances the picture. I bought the soundtrack.


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