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Thomas Lee Wright

Thomas Lee Wright is perhaps best known for penning the original screenplay for the Warner Brothers hit "New Jack City" starring Wesley Snipes, Chris Rock and Ice-T, and for his political documentaries, including "Eight-Tray Gangster: The Making of a Crip" (Discovery Channel) which tells the story of L.A.'s Rodney King riots from a gangmember's ... See full bio »
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New Jack City
New Jack City Writer
Trade Off
Trade Off Producer
Battle in Seattle


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Hide Hide Show Show Producer (10 credits)
 2017 Last Flag Flying (executive producer)
 2017 Edith+Eddie (Documentary short) (producer)
 2016 Big Sonia (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 In Utero (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Finding Hillywood (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 The Long Ride Home (Documentary) (producer)
 2012 To Them That's Gone (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 Battle in Seattle (co-executive producer)
 2000 Trade Off (Documentary) (producer)
 1993 Eight-Tray Gangster: The Making of a Crip (Documentary) (producer)
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 2013 The Long Ride Home (Documentary)
 2000 Trade Off (Documentary)
 1993 Eight-Tray Gangster: The Making of a Crip (Documentary) (writer)
 1991 New Jack City (screenplay) / (story)
 1990 The Last of the Finest (screenplay)
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 2013 The Long Ride Home (Documentary)
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 2015 Out of Luck (Documentary) (thanks)
 2014/II Hotline (Short) (the producers wish to thank)
 2007 Battle in Seattle (acknowledgment: producer - "Trade Off" - as Thomas Wright)

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author of "American Screenwriters" (Avon 1993) w/Karl Schanzer See more »

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