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South Central (1992)

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A former gangster fresh out of prison wants to change his life for the better and must save his 10 year old son whose already chosen a gang life.

Director:

Stephen Milburn Anderson (as Steve Anderson)

Writers:

Stephen Milburn Anderson (screenplay) (as Steve Anderson), Donald Bakeer (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Glenn Plummer ... Bobby
Byron Minns ... Ray Ray
Lexie Bigham ... Bear (as Lexie D. Bigham)
Vincent Craig Dupree ... Loco
LaRita Shelby ... Carole
Kevin Best Kevin Best ... Genie Lamp
Big Daddy Wayne Big Daddy Wayne ... Henchman (as 'Big Daddy' Wayne)
Allan Hatcher Allan Hatcher ... Baby Jimmie
Alvin Hatcher Alvin Hatcher ... Baby Jimmie
Baldwin C. Sykes Baldwin C. Sykes ... Ken Dog
Rana Kirkland ... Girl in Club (as Rana Mack)
Diane Manzo Diane Manzo ... Undercover Cop
Sal Landi ... Detective
Christian Coleman Christian Coleman ... Jimmie
Leonard Boyles Leonard Boyles ... Termite
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Storyline

A man is sent to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop crime but his son has now followed the criminal path of his father. Written by Volker Boehm

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Taglines:

A child's chance to escape anger and injustice begins with one man...His father.

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for gang violence, and for language and drug content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Al sur de Los Ángeles See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$147,629, 20 September 1992

Gross USA:

$1,373,196

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,373,196
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Glenn Plummer and Bryon Minns would later appear together in the film "Trespass", three months later. See more »

Quotes

Bobby: Listen up man, I'm O.G. Bobby Johnson.
Young Boy: You're killer Bobby Johnson?
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Rumors of a Dead Man
Written by Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E.
Performed by Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E.
Courtesy of Hollywood BASIC
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Well intentioned but not brilliant!
12 April 2002 | by gazineo-1See all my reviews

Well intentioned but not brilliant urban drama focused on the live of a young black gang member (Plummer) who goes to prison for ten years and, after been released, tries hard to protect his only son against the bad influence of his ex - partners in crime. The movie is predictable and although sometimes gripping, the overcome is clearly inferior when compared with other movies of the same genre. Anyway, Plummer and Dupree are good in their roles. I give this a 5 (five).


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