Detroit  (2017)

6.83 / Rated by 3 people

Biography
Drama
History
Thriller
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143 min.
Plot  On July 23, 1967, the Detroit Police Department stage a raid on an unlicensed club during a celebration for returning black veterans from the Vietnam War. While suspects are being arrested, a mob forms and starts throwing rocks at the officers before looting nearby stores and starting fires, beginning the 12th Street Riot. With state authorities, elected representatives, and even emergency services unable to maintain any semblance of order, Governor George W. Romney authorizes the Michigan Army National Guard and President Lyndon B. Johnson authorizes Army paratroopers to enter Detroit in order to provide assistance. On the second day of rioting, two cops pursue a fleeing looter. One of them, Philip Krauss, kills the man with a shotgun against orders, but is allowed to remain on duty until his superiors can decide whether to file murder charges.

The Dramatics, a professional black R&B group, arrive in Detroit hoping to score a recording contract. Seconds before their scheduled p...
  

Director(s)

Cast

John Boyega
Melvin Dismukes
Will Poulter
Philip Krauss
Algee Smith
Larry Reed
Jacob Latimore
Fred Temple
Jason Mitchell
Carl Cooper
Hannah Murray
Julie Ann
Jack Reynor
Demens
Ben O'Toole
Flynn
John Krasinski
Attorney Auerbach
Laz Alonso
John Conyers Jr.
Gbenga Akinnagbe
Aubrey Pollard Sr.
Chris Chalk
Officer Frank
Jeremy Strong
Attorney Lang
Austin Hébert
Warrant Officer Roberts
Miguel Pimentel
Malcolm
Glenn Fitzgerald
Homicide Detective Anderson

Others

All Titles

Detroit
English Original Title

Release Dates

United States
04.08.2017

Country

United States

Language

English

Updates

McBilek rated Detroit (2017) with 6.5 stars / 03.05.2018

Onur rated Detroit (2017) with 7.0 stars / 20.04.2018



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