Heat Wave (1990)





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Set during the Watts riots of the mid-'60s, the made-for-cable Heat Wave follows the story of Los Angeles Times reporter Robert Richardson (Blair Underwood), who was the only journalist on staff able to cover the story, since White reporters were unable to gain access to the area and the rioters.

Rating: R
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 10, 2006
Turner Home Entertainment


as Bob Richardson

as Ruthana Richardson

as Junius Johnson

as Mrs. Canfield

as Roxie Turpin

as Clifford Turpin

as J.T. Turpin

as Art Berman

as Mr. Canfield

as Jason (age 12)

as Dominique Freeman

as Florence Blake

as Reggie Freeman

as Guidance Counselor

as Winnie

as Officer Zenakis

as Lt. Keyes

as Interviewer

as Patrolman 1

as Site Foreman

as Veteran Cop

as Victor Denby

as Elderly Woman

as Jack Gaunt

as Detractor

as Youth at Rally

as Rioter 1
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