R | | Biography, Comedy, Crime
Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.
Director Spike Lee and his writers moved the story back seven years from when it actually took place in 1979 to 1972. This allowed the film to reference both the then trendy blaxploitation movies and the re-election campaign, supposedly supported by... ...
Klansmen: America first. America first.
Waiter: If I would have known that this was a Klan meeting, I wouldn't have taken this motherfucking job. Shit.
Sergeant Trapp is wearing sergeant's stripes on his sleeves, but also wearing captain's bars on his epaulets.
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