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06/02/1981 "Fort Apache, The Bronx" is released amid protests in the US

Fort Apache, The Bronx is about a hard-drinking, lonely veteran cop, Murphy, and his young partner Corelli, who work in a crime-ridden precinct in The Bronx. It was filmed on locations in the Bronx. At the time of its release, the movie caused controversy, as Hispanic and African-Americans objected to their depiction as drug dealers and criminals.

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