The Thin Blue Lie 23 years old

In this city, cops are kings...and brutality reigns.

Philadelphia, 1976. The city of Brotherly Love is waging a successful war against crime led by its tough-talking mayor, Frank Rizzo. But a maverick investigative reporter, Jonathan Neumann, has heard some troubling rumors: stories of innocent people victimized by a "goon squad" of law enforcement officers.


The Thin Blue Lie Cast

Name Character
Paul Sorvino He was 63, 83 years old when he died as Frank Rizzo
G. W. Bailey He was 58, now 79 years old as K.C.
Beau Starr He was 59, now 79 years old as Detective Marshall
Joe Pingue He was 24, now 47 years old as Detective Regossi
Rob Morrow He was 40, now 61 years old as Jonathan Neumann
Al Waxman He was 67, 65 years old when he died as Art Zugler
Jason Jones He was 27, now 50 years old as Prosecutor
Philip Granger He was 38, now 59 years old as John Reilly
Chuck Shamata He was 61, now 81 years old as Vinnie
Bruce McFee He was 42, now 62 years old as Detective Harris
Joanne Boland She was 27, now 47 years old as Sally
Richard Clarkin as Scala
Randy Quaid He was 52, now 73 years old as Phil Chadway
Michael Copeman He was 17, now 5 years old as Jack Reynolds
Barry Wiggins He was 48, now 69 years old as Detective King
Ryan Rajendra Black He was 27, now 50 years old as Alberto
Melissa DiMarco She was 31, now 54 years old as Sandra Durano

The Thin Blue Lie Crew

Name Department
Stephanie Gorin as Casting. Production
Patrick Williams as Music. He was 63 (79) years old when He died Sound
Benjamin A. Weissman as Editor. Editing
Ruth Secord as Costume Designer. Costume & Make-Up
Donald M. Morgan as Director of Photography. He was 71 (now 91) years old Camera
Jeff Ginn as Production Design. Art
Fritzi Horstman as Associate Producer. Production
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The Thin Blue Lie (23 years)

In this city, cops are kings...and brutality reigns.

  • Release day: Sunday, August 13, 2000
  • Runtime: 97 minutes