Gang Related

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"Some cops play by the rules. Their own."
  • R
  • 1997
  • 1 hr 42 min
  • 6.4  (9,912)
  • 49

Gang Related, released in 1997, is a crime thriller film that revolves around the two corrupt police detectives who get involved in a drug-related killing. The film is directed by Jim Kouf and stars Jim Belushi, Tupac Shakur, and Lela Rochon in the lead roles. The movie begins with the introduction of two detectives, Frank Divinci (Jim Belushi) and Rodriguez (Tupac Shakur), who deceive their captain and are engaged in criminal activities to make quick money. The story takes a turn when the duo mistakenly killed an undercover DEA officer in an attempt to steal drugs from a drug lord. After realizing their mistake, they decide to pin the murder on the drug lord and get away with the crime.

Gang Related also touches the theme of corruption in the police department as the officers try to cover up their tracks and manipulate evidence to prove that the drug lord is the killer. Alongside this, we see the characters try to find ways to cover their evil deeds and hide their true intentions from others.

As the investigation into the murder progresses, Divinci and Rodriguez come across multiple obstacles, including the federal investigators and the murdered officer's partner, who is determined to find out the truth behind his friend's death. The story takes several twists and turns as the detectives struggle to keep their dark secrets from being exposed.

Jim Belushi and Tupac Shakur delivered powerful performances in Gang Related, helping make the story come alive. The tension and suspense throughout the movie are palpable, and you'll constantly find yourself second-guessing which side of the law these characters are on.

Aside from its intense action scenes and dramatic storyline, Gang Related also has an impressive soundtrack. Tupac Shakur's music is featured in the movie, and he even plays a role in some of the scenes. The soundtrack also features songs from musicians such as Ice-T, Kurupt, and B-Real.

Overall, Gang Related is an underrated action thriller that showcases the precarious lives of corrupt cops who will stop at nothing to achieve their goals. The film’s character development, storyline, and music are sure to keep you engaged until the very end. If you're a fan of crime thrillers, Gang Related is definitely worth watching.

Gang Related is a 1997 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 42 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4 and a MetaScore of 49.

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    1 hr 42 min
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    6.4  (9,912)
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