A New York City drug dealer decides to get out of the business, but has to flee from mobsters.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Winslow ...
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A New York City drug dealer decides to get out of the business, but has to flee from mobsters.

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At 19, they gave him the streets. Tonight, they're going to take them back.


Crime | Drama | Thriller


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26 November 1984 (Denmark)  »

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Lady Luck
Written by Nile Rodgers
Performed by Maura Moynihan
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Young man working for the mob to support his wife and baby has second thoughts about some assignments.
15 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Overlooked movie from 1984. As a movie I give it a 7 but as a 1980's "street drama" I give it a 10. excellent performance by a young Jamie Gertz as the whiny little sister coming of age in the cement Jungles of NY. Vince Spano I thought gave a realistic performance as the young street hustler who was actually a nice guy underneath.

Michael Windslow, the human sound effects guy who made his fame in the "Police Academy" movies was really good as drug house leader who is slowly spinning into a life as a junkie.

The Music....Now the music was just amazing. It was written by Nile Rogers from the disco era Chic. There is music on there that I have never been able to find anywhere. Look for a song called "Lady Luck"

Anyone who was a young adult in the 80's will see a blast from the past especially if they were around the big cities. It has its cheesy moments but all in all a decent flick.

Rent it from Net Flix.

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