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Summary Denzel Washington stars as Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins, a decorated war hero who returns home to the segregation of post-war America. Forced to accept an under-the-table job finding a missing socialite, Easy is caught between the white power elite and the vibrant black community of Central Avenue. And as soon as Easy and his trigger-happy fri...

Devil in a Blue Dress
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 21 Critic Reviews
78
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 32 User Ratings
6.8
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Summary Denzel Washington stars as Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins, a decorated war hero who returns home to the segregation of post-war America. Forced to accept an under-the-table job finding a missing socialite, Easy is caught between the white power elite and the vibrant black community of Central Avenue. And as soon as Easy and his trigger-happy fri...

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Generally Favorable Based on 21 Critic Reviews
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Generally Favorable Based on 21 Critic Reviews
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71% Positive
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29% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 32 User Ratings
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Production Company TriStar Pictures, Clinica Estetico, Mundy Lane Entertainment
Release Date Sep 29, 1995
Duration 1 h 42 m
Rating R
Tagline Private detective Easy Rawlins has been caught on the wrong side of the most dangerous secret in town.
Image Awards (NAACP)
4 Nominations
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
3 Nominations
National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations