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Deep Cover

Year:
Duration:
107 min
Genres:
Action | Crime | Thriller
IMDB rate:
6.9
Director:
Bill Duke
Awards:
4 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1992-04-15
Filming Locations: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Earnings
Gross: $16,639,799 (USA) Filming Dates June 1991 -  August 1991 Related Links
Cast
Actor
Character
Lira Angel
Bijoux
René Assa
Guzman
Bruce Paul Barbour
Policeman (as Bruce Barbour)
Bilal Bashir
Rapper's Musician
Anna Berger
Congresswoman
Donald Bishop
Judge
Ed Cambridge
Crackhead #2
Jaime Cardriche
Shark
Alisa Christensen
Ivy's Driver
Alex Colon
Molto (as Alex Colón)
Cory Curtis
Young Russell Stevens Jr.
Victoria Dillard
Betty
James Encinas
Guzman's Guard
Joseph Ferro
James
Laurence Fishburne
Russell Stevens Jr.
Def Jef
Bartender
Harry Frazier
Lunatic Santa
Neil Goldberg
Dealer
Jeff Goldblum
David Jason
Revalyn T. Golde
Hull's Lawyer
Yvette Heyden
Nancy
Sandra Gould
Mrs. G.
Erik Kilpatrick
Dealer
Sydney Lassick
Gopher
Nick LaTour
Republican Congressman
Kamala Lopez
Belinda
Shannon Macpherson
Miranda
Ric Mancini
Congressman
Lionel Matthews
Officer Winston
Julio Oscar Mechoso
Hernandez
Arthur Mendoza
Gallegos
John Messall
Crackhead #1
James T. Morris
Ivy
Paunita Nichols
Jacquiline
Tony Perez
Guzman's Lawyer
Clifton Powell
Leland
Roberto Santana
Dealer
Jonathon Scott
Rapper (as Jonathan Scott)
Vicellous Reon Shannon
13 Year Old (as Vicellous Shannon)
Gregory Sierra
Barbosa
Eleva Singleton
1st Reporter
Charles Martin Smith
Carver
Roger Guenveur Smith
Eddie
Lisa Thayer
Bailiff
Ron Thompson
Store Owner
Glynn Turman
Russell Stevens Sr.
Tyrin Turner
Dealer
David Weixelbaum
Chino
John Boyd West
Cal Tech
Clarence Williams III
Taft
Victoria Angulo
Torch Singer (uncredited)
Regina Don
Girlfriend (uncredited)
Haywood Galbreath
Man in Restroom (uncredited)
Dennis Lee Kelly
Lawyer (uncredited)
Barbara Anne Klein
Bank teller (uncredited)
Gary Locke
Coroner (uncredited)
Mike Radner
Coroner (uncredited)
John Shepherd
Undercover Cop (uncredited)
J.W. Smith
Video Dealer (uncredited)
Tony Trevino
Priest (uncredited)
Did you know?
Trivia
During the ending scene when Russell Stevens was about to arrest David Jason, David smacked Russell and said, "wake up". It was a nod to Lawrence Fishburne's portrait Dap from Spike Lee's School Daze.
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The nameplates of two of the Representatives at the subcommittee hearing at the end read "Bojan Bazelli" and "Pamela Warner" - references to director of photography Bojan Bazelli and production designer Pamela B. Warner.
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One of the pictures on Carver's criminal family tree chart is of director Bill Duke.
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Goofs
When John shows Gallegos the suitcase full of money, he slams the lid. A moment later, he pulls a gun out of the again-opened suitcase and shoots Gallegos.
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When David & John first meet Gallegos, he rips out John's hoop earring leaving his earlobe split & bleeding. Later that night, John meets with Carver and there is no sign of injury to his ear.
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When Russel tells David to take the feet off the sofa, he reaches out with his right hand. When the camera changes, he reaches out with his left hand.
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Quotes
Eddie: [after setting up John Hull in a police sting] Looks like the money! The mon-ey! Oh, shit! The police! Oh shit, the police!
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John Hull: You ever kill anybody?
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David Jason: This is John Hull, my new associate.
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