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Detroit 2017

Detroit Director : Kathryn Bigelow

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A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.

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Budget : $34 mn
Box Office : $21.5 mn

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Based on true events happened during the racially charged 12th Street Riots, here is one movie that goes behind what happened that uneventful night. Directed by the acclaimed director of The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty , Kathryn Bigelow and starring #JohnBoyega, #WillPoulter, #AnthonyMackie and #HannahMurray, here is Detroit . #trailer
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  • 4/5
By Sha Shewakar
[contains spoilers]

On Sunday, 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...

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