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DHS- Ambushed (1998) movie poster

Ambushed is a 1998 action-thriller starring Courtney B. Vance, Virginia Madsen, William Forsythe, David Keith, Bill Nunn and Robert Patrick with a cameo by William Sadler. It is written by Andrew Miles and directed by former cinematographer Ernest R. Dickerson.

PremiseEdit

A black police officer is framed for his partner's murder while investigating the slaying of a Ku Klux Klan leader.

Summary of PlotEdit

Jim Natter (Sadler), the leader of a violent Kuk Klux Klan lodge, is shot dead. His teenage son Eric Natter is found nearby, and taken into police custody for his protection pending the investigation. While four cops drive him to a safe-house, they are ambushed. Three of them shot dead, including Deputy Lawrence (Forsythe), and his black partner Jerry Robinson (Vance) is accused of the murders.

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