Blue Steel (1990)

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"Blue Steel" is a 1990 action-thriller film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Ron Silver, and Clancy Brown. The film tells the story of a rookie New York City police officer named Megan Turner (played by Curtis) who shoots and kills a would-be robber while on duty. The incident sets in motion a chain of events that leads Megan to cross paths with a psychopathic commodities trader named Eugene Hunt (played by Silver).

As Megan investigates a series of murders committed by Hunt, she begins to develop a dangerous and obsessive relationship with him. Hunt becomes obsessed with Megan as well, leading to a tense and violent climax that tests Megan's skills and bravery as a police officer.

"Blue Steel" was praised for its gritty realism, stylish visuals, and strong performances, particularly from Jamie Lee Curtis in the lead role. The film also explored themes of power, corruption, and gender dynamics within law enforcement. While not a commercial success at the time of its release, "Blue Steel" has since gained a cult following and is considered one of Kathryn Bigelow's standout films.