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Dark Blue (movie)

2 Ratings: 4.0
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Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Release Date: February 21, 2003
MPAA Rating: R
1 review about Dark Blue (movie)

KURUPT, DASH, AND KURT ARE GREAT

  • Jun 30, 2010
Rating:
+4


DARK BLUE
GREAT FILM

This film is as powerful as it is gripping and not necessarily because it is a classic film, because it's not. The film its self is a good film but not one of the all time greats, it's because of the subject matter in this film, and that makes it good. The film is centered around Eldon Perry {Kurt Russell} and his rookie partner played by Scott Speedman. As they are out to solve a robbery/multi homicide during the time of the Rodney King beating, which has everything/nothing to do with the film. As the film proceeds toward the end of the film each one of the two proceeds to have a change of heart. One because he is really a good hearted person and the other because his wife leaves him and his boss wants to have him killed. So one dies for his beliefs and the other gives out the dirt live in front of the force and media about what he did and his boss.

One of the most interesting things about this film is the riot that breaks out because of the verdict in the King beating trial. In fact one of the most memorable moments is when DASH MIHOK is killed because he is white, sadly things like that really happened when the riot happened. Director Ron Shelton did an excellent job with this film, but the acting is what makes this film a great movie. Still his direction keeps things feeling real and moving a good pace, also the script was really well done.

Kurt Russell may actually give his best performance ever in this film, his gritty corrupt cop role is played with excellence. And Ving Rhames is excellent in his role as well has the next chief of police, I was really pleased to learn of his presence in this film. But the best thing about this film is two supporting roles in KURUPT, and Dash Mihok. The two fiendish friends in this film who kick it off in the beginning are definitely the most entertaining to watch threw out the entire film. I dare u to watch the film and not agree with me. Each scene the two are in is heightened by their presence. I just wish these two would have had more screen time, but honestly they steal the show. Master P also has a role in this film as well and does a good job.

Over all this is a very good film, I recommend it to any body looking for a good, entertaining film.

Here is the trailer-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LTaYhzCt5s
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July 13, 2010
Yeah, your boss wanting to have you killed will change your mind about things 9 times out of ten. Believe me, I know--I used to work at the post office. I've nevfer seen this flick. I'll keep an eye out for it now based on your recommendation.
 
July 01, 2010
saw this many years ago and it was quite a watch. Nice review!
July 05, 2010
Yeah I love Kurupt and Dash in this.
 
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