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Black and Blue (2019)

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A rookie New Orleans police officer is forced to balance her identity as a black woman after she witnesses two corrupt cops committing murder.

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Deon Taylor
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Naomie Harris ... Alicia
Tyrese Gibson ... Mouse
Frank Grillo ... Terry Malone
Mike Colter ... Darius
Reid Scott ... Kevin
Beau Knapp ... Smitty
Nafessa Williams ... Missy
James Moses Black ... Officer Brown
Carsyn Taylor Carsyn Taylor ... Jamal
Lucky Johnson ... Ox (as Kevin Johnson)
Deneen Tyler ... Captain Hackett
Michael Papajohn ... Sergeant Leader
Nelson Bonilla ... Officer Doyle
Frankie Smith ... Tez
Oscar Gale ... Gas Station Owner
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Storyline

'Black and Blue' is an action thriller about a rookie cop (Naomie Harris) who inadvertently captures the murder of a young drug dealer on her body cam. After realizing that the murder was committed by corrupt cops, she teams up with the one person from her community who is willing to help her (Tyrese Gibson) as she tries to escape both the criminals out for revenge and the police who are desperate to destroy the incriminating footage. Written by Sony Pictures

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The truth made her a target.


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Exposure See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,376,846, 27 October 2019

Gross USA:

$22,055,313

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,741,061
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Major League Baseball player, Mitch Moreland of the Boston Red Sox, has an uncredited role as a New Orleans police officer storming the apartment complex. See more »

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Quotes

Alicia West: Murder is murder, no matter who you are.
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Black and Blue (2019) See more »

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Subtle as a brick to the face
26 October 2019 | by pitbullgeekSee all my reviews

Starts with a black woman in a hoodie getting stopped while jogging. Confronts white cops with attitude, gets slammed against fence. Turns out to be fully fledged cop with her shield in her pocket. Aannnd that's about as subtle and nuanced as Black and Blue gets.

Even the scene where the cops get coffee later on is ramped up for tension.

Misfire. Could be so much more with a little more finesse on the script editing.


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