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The Onion Field

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Crime Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19792h 2mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Police Adaptation Based On True Story Country: America

Greg Powell, a disturbed ex-con, recruits Jimmy Youngblood (Smith) a petty thief, as partner in crime. Powell panics when they two of are pulled over by two cops for tail lights. Powell decides to kidnap the cops and Smith goes along with his crazy scheme. They drive out to a deserted onion field in Bakersfield, where one cop is killed and the other escapes. The film explores the consequences.The Onion Field featuring John Savage and James Woods is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's a crime and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (4,412 votes) and was well received by critics.

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Harold Becker

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#8,422 Ranked Movie

#454 Ranked in Police Movies

#499 Ranked in Based On True Story Movies

#1657 Ranked in Crime Movies

The Onion Field has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (4,412 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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