Taglines: It’s below Miami and above the law.
Returning to the small Florida town where he grew up, Billy Turner (Judd Nelson) learns that his father has been killed. With little help from the police, Billy will take matters into his own hands and go up against a ruthless local mob in a desperate search to find the killer.
Blue City is a 1986 drama film based on the 1947 Ross Macdonald novel of the same name about a young man who returns to a corrupt small town in Florida to avenge the death of his father. The film was directed by Michelle Manning, and stars Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy and David Caruso.
It was nominated for 5 Golden Raspberry Awards in the 7th Golden Raspberry Awards, but won None: Worst Actor (Nelson) (lost to Prince in Under the Cherry Moon) Worst Actress (Sheedy) (lost to Madonna in Shanghai Surprise) Worst Supporting Actor (Scott Wilson) (lost to Jerome Benton in Under the Cherry Moon) Worst Director (lost to Prince for Under the Cherry Moon) Worst Picture (lost in a tie to Howard the Duck and Under the Cherry Moon).
Blue City (1986)
Directed by: Michelle Manning
Starring: Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, David Caruso, Paul Winfield, Scott Wilson, Anita Morris, Luis Contreras, Julie Carmen
Screenplay by: Lukas Heller
Cinematography by: Steven Poster
Film Editing by: Ross Albert
Set Decoration by: Richard C. Goddard
Art Direction by: Richard Lawrence
Music by: Ry Cooder
Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
Release Date: May 2, 1986