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Deep Cover

1992, Crime/Drama, 1h 48m

30 Reviews 5,000+ Ratings

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Deep Cover rises above standard-issue crime thriller fare thanks to a smartly cynical script and powerhouse performances from its unorthodox but well-matched leads. Read critic reviews

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David Jason (Jeff Goldblum) is the biggest drug dealer in Los Angeles, and Russell Stevens (Larry Fishburne) is an undercover cop who wants to bring him down. Posing as a dealer, Stevens begins to earn the trust of the L.A. drug underworld, eventually making his way to Jason himself. But along the way he has to take his cover to depths he never thought he would have to see, including selling drugs and going to great lengths to eliminate potential competitors for Jason's drug cartel.

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  • Mar 07, 2010
    the slow-mo freebase intro is too nice. jeff goldblum was ludicrous as a badguy lawyer.
    steve c Super Reviewer
  • Oct 18, 2008
    One of my all time favorites, if you like jeff goldblum this is the movie to see, a very intense performance, i always credit this as being his best to date, a must see.
    Lee K Super Reviewer
  • Jun 23, 2008
    A bit garbagy. Not one that Laurence Fishburne or Jeff Goldblum should remember well.
    John B Super Reviewer
  • May 30, 2008
    Another Bomb ass movie from Fishbourne
    khalvic b Super Reviewer

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