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Deep Cover (1992)

R
107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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 ...See moreA 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. Written by Keith Loh See less
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Director
Writers
Michael Tolkin (story) (screenplay) | Henry Bean (screenplay)
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Pamela B. Warner (as Pam Warner)
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Opening weekend
$3,451,356
Gross (US & Canada)
$16,639,799
Gross (World)
$16,639,799
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Release date
Apr 15, 1992 (United States)

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Lira Angel
Bijoux Bijoux   See fewer
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René Assa
Guzman Guzman   See fewer
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Bruce Paul Barbour
Policeman (as Bruce Barbour) Policeman (as Bruce Barbour)   See fewer
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Bilal Bashir
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Anna Berger
Congresswoman Congresswoman   See fewer
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Ed Cambridge
Crackhead #2 Crackhead #2   See fewer
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Alisa Christensen
Ivy's Driver Ivy's Driver   See fewer
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Alex Colon
Molto (as Alex Colón) Molto (as Alex Colón)   See fewer
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Cory Curtis
Young Russell Stevens Jr. Young Russell Stevens Jr.   See fewer
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James Encinas
Guzman's Guard Guzman's Guard   See fewer
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Laurence Fishburne
Russell Stevens Jr. / John Hull (as Larry Fishburne) Russell Stevens Jr. / John Hull (as Larry Fishburne)   See fewer
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Def Jef
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Harry Frazier
Lunatic Santa Lunatic Santa   See fewer
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Neil Goldberg
Dealer Dealer   See fewer
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Jeff Goldblum
David Jason David Jason   See fewer
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Revalyn T. Golde
Hull's Lawyer Hull's Lawyer   See fewer
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Sandra Gould
Mrs. G. Mrs. G.   See fewer
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Nick LaTour
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Kamala Lopez
Belinda Belinda   See fewer
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Julio Oscar Mechoso
Hernandez Hernandez   See fewer
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Arthur Mendoza
Gallegos Gallegos   See fewer
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John Messall
Crackhead #1 Crackhead #1   See fewer
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Paunita Nichols
Jacquiline Jacquiline   See fewer
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Tony Perez
Guzman's Lawyer Guzman's Lawyer   See fewer
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Jonathon Scott
Rapper (as Jonathan Scott) Rapper (as Jonathan Scott)   See fewer
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Vicellous Shannon
13 Year Old 13 Year Old   See fewer
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Barbosa Barbosa   See fewer
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Bailiff Bailiff   See fewer
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Glynn Turman
Russell Stevens Sr. Russell Stevens Sr.   See fewer
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Dealer Dealer   See fewer
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Victoria Angulo
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Man in Restroom (uncredited) Man in Restroom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Anne Klein
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Gary Locke
Coroner (uncredited) Coroner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Coroner (uncredited) Coroner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Undercover Cop (uncredited) Undercover Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 8,092 votes