Detroit 9000 (1973)

R   |    |  Crime, Drama, Action

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After a fundraiser for a black politician is robbed, Detroit police put two detectives, one white and one black, on the case, who try to work together under boiling political pressure.




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2 September 2005 | Golgo-13
| Sophisticated blaxploitation, if you will.
Blaxploitation but sophisticated blaxploitation, if you will. Right from the bat you'll notice a little deeper characterization and more intricate plot mixed in with the jive music and bloody violence and for the most part, it works well. Some of the story does bog down the pace at times but not enough to cause any major problem. Seeing that this is one of the films released under Tarantino's Rolling Thunder company, the fact that Reservoir Dogs shares a few traits with Detroit 9000 should come as no surprise. However, Detroit 9000 took a few lines of dialogue from Dirty Harry, so I guess that's just the nature of the beast.

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Release Date:

13 June 1975



Country of Origin


Filming Locations

Detroit, Michigan, USA

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,054 11 October 1998

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