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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.

Director:

Mark L. Lester

Writers:

Jeff Albert (screenplay), Craig J. Nevius (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Dacascos ... Maj. John Murphy / Cpl. John Dalton
Tim Abell ... Sgt. Michael S. Gammon
Paula Trickey ... Lt. Kelly Andrews
Noah Blake ... Cpl. Nicholas Castellano
Darcas Macopson ... Cpl. Theodore Knox (as Dwayne Macopson)
Christian Bocher ... Cpl. Richard P. Henderson
Madison Mason ... Gen. Leo Oxenberg
Frederick Coffin ... Brig. Gen. Albert Becker
Marco Rodríguez ... Rosato
Joe Renteria ... Ray
Louis Perez ... Santos (as Louis Anthony Perez)
Josh Cruze ... Pablo (as Josh Cruz)
Alex Carl Alex Carl ... Lt. Stephen Doyle
Tom Schultz ... Commando 1
Brian Hite Brian Hite ... Commando 2
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

One Man. The Strength Of An Army

Genres:

Action | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong and brutal violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Base See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

During the tank chase seen the resulting explosion from the tank cannon "firing" actually destroyed the barracks. See more »

Goofs

When Corporal Dalton first reports to Sgt. Gammon, the weather in the background changes several times between shots. 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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What a piece of dung!
26 March 2001 | by ccnormanSee all my reviews

Why do film makers continue to portray the military so poorly. Regardless of their intent, they could at least make an attempt to be accurate with regard to uniforms, military procedure and terminology, and weapons.

This movie was so silly I had to watch the whole thing just to see how really poor it could be. The people making this movie certainly had delusions of adequacy.


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