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Heat Wave

1990 Rated NR 1hr 32m

Set in the Watts section of Los Angeles in the summer of 1965, this tense account of racial tensions boiling over boasts a sterling cast, including Cicely Tyson, Blair Underwood, James Earl Jones and David Strathairn. Based on true events, the film chronicles a week of rioting -- triggered by a minor traffic arrest of a black man by two white police officers -- as seen through the eyes of a rookie Los Angeles Times reporter (Underwood).

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Movie Details

Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.