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Downtown (1990)

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A policeman from a nice Philadelphia suburb is sent to the police version of purgatory -- downtown.
Genres Action, Comedy, Suspense
Director Richard Benjamin
Starring Anthony Edwards, Forest Whitaker, Penelope Ann Miller, Joe Pantoliano View More
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Movie Summary

A policeman from a nice Philadelphia suburb is sent to the police version of purgatory -- downtown.
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Movie Details

Genres Action, Comedy, Suspense
Director Richard Benjamin
Starring Anthony Edwards, Forest Whitaker, Penelope Ann Miller, Joe Pantoliano, David Clennon, Art Evans, Kimberly Scott, Rick Aiello, Roger Aaron Brown
Studio Name 20th Century Fox
Release Date 1990
VUDU Release Date 04/17/2012
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Running Time 95 minutes
Language English
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