R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
Director Kathryn Bigelow was inspired to unearth this event by the Ferguson (MO) riots (Aug. 2014) where a black man was fatally shot by a white police officer.
When you're black, it's almost like having a gun pointing right at your face.
The paddy wagon that was picking up the rioters/looters loaded up and took off, a second later the same paddy wagon pulled back up empty to reload. They had the same license plate IJ062.
$7,125,601 (USA) (6 August 2017)
$16,790,139 (USA) (12 October 2017)
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