Colors


2h 1988

Brief Synopsis

A new cop is shown the ropes by his world-weary partner. As they prowl the dangerous streets of Los Angeles, they try to keep a lid on gang violence.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Production Company
William Francis Macpherson
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures
Location
Carson, California, USA; Firestone, California, USA; Venice, California, USA; San Pedro Waterfront, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Watts, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A new cop is shown the ropes by his world-weary partner. As they prowl the dangerous streets of Los Angeles, they try to keep a lid on gang violence.

Crew

Cedric Adams

Stand-In

Patrick Alan

Choreographer

Mary Albee

Stunts

David Alvarado

Art Department

Frank Aucone

Other

Sandina Bailo-lape

Dialogue Editor

Clifford Coleman Baynes

Art Department

Paula Bellamy

Song Performer

Andrew Berentis

Construction

Ernie Bishop

Set Decorator

Richard C Bock

Sound Editor

Edwin Bogar

Props

Rene Botana

Location Assistant

Brett Bouldin

Song

Sean Bouldin

Song

Jeff Bova

Music

Sharon Boyle

Music

Linda Brown

Assistant

Steven F Brown

Stand-In

Marsha Bullock

Song Performer

Charles Butcher

Art Director

Richard Carr

Art Department

Cone Chamberlain

Video Assist/Playback

Ann Chatterton

Stunts

George Chavez

Security

Michael Chavez

Assistant Camera Operator

Michael Chevalier

Camera Operator

Ray Christl

Props

Jan Clark

Accounting Assistant

Monica Clemens

Other

Elie Cohn

Assistant Director

Eugene Collier

Stunts

Ray Collins

Song

Jack Cooperman

Photography

Raymond E Cox

Props

Paula Crist

Stunts

Andrae Crouch

Song

Billy Damota

Casting Associate

Gregg Dandridge

Stunts

Jadie David

Stunts

Frank Davis

Production Assistant

Jeff Dawn

Makeup Assistant

Robert Dawson

Titles

Vincent Deadrick

Stunts

James Deeth

Helicopter Pilot

James Deeth

Stunts

Satya Della Manitou

Production Associate

Manu Dibango

Song

Alison Dickey

Assistant

Richard Dilello

From Story

Richard Dilello

Story By

Steven R Dirksen

Production

Fats Domino

Song

Sharie Carlyn Doolittle

Stunts

Charlie Drayton

Music

Ally Dunbar

Song

Gregg Elam

Stunts

Kirk A Elam

Stunts

Cuco Escaler

Song

Robert Estrin

Executive Editor

Dana Dru Evenson

Stunts

Dennis Fanning

Technical Advisor

Mindo Ferraris

Assistant

Mike Ferris

Camera Operator

Rhoda Fine

Other

Ken Fischer

Sound Effects Editor

Linda Fitzwater

Production Assistant

Ron Foreman

Production Designer

Ron Frazier

Foreman

Louis Frederico

Other

Clare Freeman

Sound Editor

Ole Georg

Music

Jeff Gershman

Assistant Camera Operator

Joan Giammarco

Assistant Editor

Gary Goetzman

Music

Billy Griffin

Song Performer

Greg A Hall

Costumes

Ed Hamilton

Stunts

Rose Hamlin

Song

Herbie Hancock

Music

Antonio Hardy

Song

Orwin C Harvey

Stunts

Harold Hauss

Stunts

Kenia Hernandez

Song

Kenia Hernandez

Song Performer

David Hidalgo

Song

Dwayne Hill

Security

Doug Holgate

Assistant Camera Operator

Steven Holgate

Assistant Camera Operator

Gary Holt

Gaffer

Ken Holt

Lighting Technician

Larry Holt

Stunts

Marin Brooke Hopper

Assistant

Rick Howell

Song Performer

Afrika Islam

Song

Afrika Islam

Music

Gerald Ivory

Technical Advisor

Ronald Jacobs

Sound Editor

Rick James

Song Performer

Rick James

Song

Daniel S. Jimenez

Dolly Grip

Lee Jimenez

Grip

Manuel Jimenez

Best Boy

Tom Johnson

Sound

William Johnson

Art Department

Julie Jones

Production Accountant

Carlton Kaller

Music Editor

John Kauffman

Swing Gang

Robert Keller

Stunts

Kris Kenner

Song

Shane Kerwin

Stand-In

Dave King

Lighting Technician

Wayne A King

Stunts

Lisa Kirk

Production Assistant

Bill Krattiger

Best Boy

Ray Kybartas

Consultant

Art Laboe

Other

Robert Laird

Other

Bill Laswell

Song

Jack Leahy

Sound

Julius Leflore

Stunts

Kojo Lewis

Location Manager

Paul Lewis

Coproducer

Paul Lewis

Unit Production Manager

Jeff Liles

Song

Lauren Lloyd

Casting

William Francis Macpherson

Cable Operator

Johnny Marr

Other

Joel Marrow

Transportation Coordinator

D L Martin

Special Effects Foreman

Daniel Martinez

Art Department

Jose L Martinez

Song

Wendy Phifer Mate

Assistant Editor

Jim Mccoy

Makeup

Dwayne Mcgee

Stunts

David J Mcgraw

Video Assist/Playback

Kerry Lyn Mckissick

Script Supervisor

Frank Medina

Props

Tony Meilandt

Music

John Mellencamp

Song

John Mellencamp

Song Performer

John Moio

Stunts

Shawn Moltke

Song

Merrick Morton

Photography

Ron Moser

Construction Coordinator

Doug Murry

Dialogue Editor

Bob Musso

Music

Carol Neilson

Stunts

Willie Nelson

Song Performer

Willie Nelson

Song

Donald Nesmith

Lighting Technician

Roy Nunez

Technical Advisor

Patrick O'sullivan

Music Editor

E Larry Oatfield

Sound Editor

Tony Ogaz

Production Assistant

Dawn Oltman

Sound Editor

Alfonso Esparza Oteo

Song

Dan Parada

Casting Director

Louie Perez

Song

Diane Peterson

Stunts

Sherry Peterson

Stunts

Virgil Pierce

Art Department

Warren Pierce

Art Department

James Porter

Art Department

Darryl Pryor

Production Assistant

Will Purcell

Special Effects Assistant

Kool G Rap

Song Performer

Spiro Razatos

Stunts

Rich Redlin

Grip

Benjamin Rivera

Casting

Johnny Rivers

Song

Robby Robinson

Stunts

Scott M. Robinson

Key Grip

Walter P Robles

Stunts

Tee Rodgers

Art Department

Leonard Roger

Production Assistant

Pat Romano

Stunts

Gary Rydstrom

Sound Design

P Scott Sakamoto

Assistant Camera Operator

Bob Samuels

Assistant Camera Operator

Joseph C Sasgen

Special Effects Assistant

Nick Scarano

Costume Supervisor

Michael Schiffer

Screenplay

Michael Schiffer

From Story

Michael Schiffer

Story By

John A Scott

Property Master Assistant

Debra Scutari

Production Coordinator

Robbie Shakespeare

Song

Roxanne Shante

Song Performer

John Sherrod

Stunts

Paul Sherrod

Stunts

Robert Shoup

Sound Effects Editor

Willie E Simmons

Assistant Director

Al Simon

Stunts

Jesse Simon

Art Department

Mario Simon

Transportation Co-Captain

Marina Simpson

Stand-In

Alfred Smith

Song

Steven H Smith

Camera Operator

Wayne H Smith

Other

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Production Company
William Francis Macpherson
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures
Location
Carson, California, USA; Firestone, California, USA; Venice, California, USA; San Pedro Waterfront, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Watts, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring April 15, 1988

Released in United States on Video November 17, 1988

Began shooting February 23, 1987.

Released in United States Spring April 15, 1988

Released in United States on Video November 17, 1988