Heat Wave (1990 film)

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Heat Wave
Directed by Kevin Hooks
Produced by Jon Avnet
Jordan Kerner
Steve Golin
Sigurjón Sighvatsson
Written by Michael Lazarou
Starring Blair Underwood
Cicely Tyson
James Earl Jones
Margaret Avery
David Strathairn
Music by Thomas Newman
Cinematography Mark Irwin
Edited by Debra Neil
Distributed by TNT
Release dates August 13, 1990
Running time 92 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Heat Wave is a 1990 American action-thriller television film about 1965 Los Angeles Watts Riots, directed by Kevin Hooks and starring Blair Underwood, Cicely Tyson, James Earl Jones, Margaret Avery, and David Strathairn.


Awards and nominations[edit]

CableACE Awards
Emmy Award
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special – James Earl Jones – won
Writers Guild of America

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