A young man who is charged with child molestation is placed in New York City's infamous Tombs prison. When the other inmates in his cell block find out what he is charged with, life becomes extremely difficult for him. Written by
"Jesus, help me, 'cause man won't."
Did You Know?
, who plays Cupcakes, was arrested
for a murder committed in 1978 (eight months after the film was released). He was murdered in prison
in 1985. See more
Someday, I'm gonna be walking down the streets, minding my own business, and - BAM! - I'm gonna be shot by some pig who's gonna swear that it was a mistake. I accept that as a part of my destiny.
Referenced in Remote Control
Back Against The Wall
Written by Curtis Mayfield
Performed by Curtis Mayfield See more