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Title:
Miami vice
Edition:
Director's ed. ; [Unrated version].
Publication Information:
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures, 2006.
ISBN:
9781417060429
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (ca. 140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DVS Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., DVD-9, single-sided.
Target Audience:
MMPA rating: Not rated; for strong violence, language and some sexual content.
Language:
English
Language Note:
English or dubbed French dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
General Note:
Based on the television series created by Anthony Yerkovich.

Special features: Miami vice undercover, Miami & beyond: shooting on location, visualizing Miami vice, behind the scenes featurettes, feature commentary with writer/director Michael Mann.

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Abstract:
Ricardo Tubbs lives with Bronx-born Intel analyst Trudy. The two work undercover transporting drug loads into South Florida to identify a group responsible for three murders. Sonny Crockett is undercover working with the supplier of the South Florida group. He becomes romantically involved with Isabella, the Chinese-Cuban wife of an arms and drugs trafficker. The intensity of the case pushes Crockett and Tubbs out onto the edge. Identity and fabrication become blurred, a place where cop and player become one.
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Miami vice (Motion picture)
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Writer and director Michael Mann updates the groundbreaking television crime series he created in the 1980s with this stylish thriller. Ricardo Tubbs (Jamie Foxx) and Sonny Crockett (Colin Farrell) are two police detectives working undercover in Florida; Tubbs is smart, cool, and resourceful, while Crockett has his own way of doing things, though he stays close enough to the rules to stay out of trouble. Their latest assignment is to get the goods on Arcangel de Jesus Montoya (Luis Tosar), a local drug kingpin whose men are believed to be responsible for a handful of recent murders. In order to infiltrate Montoya's operation, Tubbs and Crockett pose as powerboat racers willing to use their talents to pilot drug-smuggling ships for the right price. The detectives' ruse works, but as they dig deeper into Montoya's inner circle, they become involved in a dangerous operation that will take them to Haiti and Cuba, where neither the Miami Police Force nor the United States government can help them if things go wrong. Crockett also begins walking a risky path when he begins an affair with Isabella (Gong Li), a woman high up in Montoya's organization. Miami Vice marked Michael Mann's third consecutive directorial effort with Jamie Foxx after Ali and Collateral. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi