McQ Movie Review Summary

Actors: John Wayne, Eddie Albert, Diana Muldaur, Colleen Dewhurst, Clu Gulager, Jim Watkins, Al Lettieri

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McQ is a movie directed by John Sturges in 1974.

Det. Lt. Lon McQ investigates, without his hierarchy's consent, the brutal death of his partner Sgt. Stan Boyle. McQ suspects the drug dealer Manny Santiago to be the one responsible for the murder. One day, an informer tells McQ that Santiago is about to commit an important drug heast. The policeman quickly understands, but too late, that Santiago intends to steal the narcotics caught by the police forces during the month. McQ tries to expose Santiago but the Mexican drug dealer manages to prove to him that he has been himself deceived. The drugs stolen by him are nothing else than pure sugar. Somebody in the police force, has already taken possession of the narcotics.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   law enforcement gone bad    -   drug dealers

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Pacific NW City?    -   Yes City:    -   dangerous

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets

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