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.
Filming also took place in Dorchester, Massachusetts.
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The Algiers Motel is depicted as being across a wooded city block, on a parallel street, to the Great Lakes Mutual Insurance building being guarded by police and the National Guard, and that the troops and police could see the motel and the windows of the Annex house straight on, because the motel faced the front of that building. However, the Great Lakes building is actually on the same side of the same street, Woodward Ave, as the location of the Algiers, and right next door. The building does not face the Algiers, and people in front of the building would not have been able to see the front of the motel or the Annex house, at least not at the clear angle depicted in the film, nor would anyone in the Annex house have been able to see the front of the Great Lakes building in order to play at "shooting" at them.
$7,125,601 (USA) (6 August 2017)
$16,790,139 (USA) (12 October 2017)
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