-I think you Five-O!
-Five-O, man I ain’t no motherfucking cop!
-Then hit this motherfucker then!
-I can feel it…
With a soundtrack like this, Deep Cover was destined for eternity. Directed by Bill Duke that you best know from the movie Predator (Mac), Deep Cover, as its title says, is a story about a Deep Cover [1992] Movie Review Recommendation Posterpoliceman who goes undercover to try to bring to justice a drug smuggling and distributing organization. Now, what’s the difference between this movie and all the others with a similar story is the approach. Movie feels like it was directed by Martin Scorsese, showcasing Duke’s talent. Character development and dynamics between these players was pure perfection. I have seen this movie a couple of years after it was released and I practically memorized it momentarily. I still sometimes hear Gopher screaming Felix, please!!! This uncompromising and raw approach to this subject was very refreshing, especially when you consider the popularity of buddy cop movies with much substance during the eighties and nineties. Here, we could see not only the flashy lives of dealers but also the havoc that they have left in their path, with many innocents caught in the game.

Russell Stevens Jr. is working his latest case, playing drug dealer and slowly climbing the ladder towards the kingpin Guzman. Of course in a process he loses his identity and gets tempted by all the power, money, drugs and women. What choices will he make is up to you to find out in this undercover cop movie. Laurence Fishburne, at that time an emerging actor, realistically played the part of the cop, and this role will mark the beginning of his movie carrier. An interesting thriller that will keep you interested is what this movie is, and if you want go further than that, you can analyze the main character and choices he made. Enjoy…

Director: Bill Duke

Cast: Laurence Fishburne, Jeff Goldblum, Alisa Christensen, Bruce Paul Barbou, Cory Curtis

Fun Stuff: One of the pictures on Carver’s criminal family tree chart is of director Bill Duke.

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IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104073/

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