Black and Blue

The truth made her a target.


Black and Blue
A junior cop inadvertently captures the murder of a young drug dealer on her body cam. After realising that the murder was committed by corrupt cops, she teams up with the one person from her community who is willing to help her as she tries to escape both the criminals out for revenge and the police who are desperate to destroy the incriminating footage.

110 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence).
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller.

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Always safer to let the woman go first...
Always safer to let the woman go first...

Credits

Cast
Naomie Harris, Tyrese Gibson, Mike Colter, Frank Grillo, Reid Scott, Nafessa Williams
Director
Deon Taylor
ScreenplayPeter A. Dowling
MusicGeoff Zanelli
CinematographyDante Spinotti
EditingPeck Prior
Made in2019
Produced byHidden Empire Film Group, Royal Viking Entertainment, Screen Gems

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama, thriller
LanguageNone (sic)
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone (sic)
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

R: RestrictedRated R for violence and language
Runtime108
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

British Board of Film Classification rating

15: Suitable for 15 years and olderViolence, Language
Runtime108
British version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
2
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
4
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
1
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
2
Tense Family Scenes
2
Music (Scary/Tense)
5
Music (Inappropriate)
2
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
15 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
3
Violence
4
Sex
1
Language
4
Consumerism
2
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
22 critics
11
Rottentomatoes critics
80 critics
11
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconBlack and Blue is elevated by Naomie Harris’ central performance, even if the end result suffers from a simplistic treatment of topical themes.
10
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
11
CommonSenseMedia
Tara McNamara quote iconStrong, ethical heroine elevates violent bad-cop actioner.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
32 users
8
Rottentomatoes users
4607 users
18
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
19
IMDB
1554 Netizens
11
The Movie DB
Community
10

Average .. 62%

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