R | | Crime, Drama, History
Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds.
22 September 2017 | markgorman
9 | Kathryn Bigelow is on a roll. Three classics in a row. This may be the best.
It's fair to say that Kathryn Bigelow is on a roll. Her last three movies (Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty and now ...
Director Kathryn Bigelow was inspired to unearth this event by the Ferguson (MO) riots (Aug. 2014) where an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by a white police officer.
It's a war zone out there. They're destroying the city.
There is a shot in he first half of the movie where the back of a parked Volkswagen Beetle fills most of the frame for a few seconds. The rear deck lid on the VW has four large vertical cooling vent slots, a design that was not introduced until 1972.
$7,125,601 (USA) (6 August 2017)
$15,525,229 (USA) (20 August 2017)
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