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135 Ratings

Deep Cover

Directed by Bill Duke
United States, 1992
Action, Thriller, Crime


A black uniformed policeman is recruited by a devious drug enforcement agent to infiltrate a smuggling organization seeking to expand into designer drugs. This ‘ugly side of the war on drugs’ explores the context of race, identity, and hypocrisy within a brutal and alienating investigation.

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Deep Cover Directed by Bill Duke

Awards & Festivals

Independent Spirit Awards

1993 | 2 nominations including: Best Male Lead

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1993 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor

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