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.
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 blood over Julie's eye changes slightly from one scene to the next. Most of the time, she has the same blood smear, but in one scene, the blood is on her eyelid when it isn't in the rest of the scenes.
$7,125,601 (USA) (6 August 2017)
$16,790,139 (USA) (12 October 2017)
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