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A street gang that is also a rap group tries to get a record contract.

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A street gang that is also a rap group tries to get a record contract.

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It was the night of their lives.

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14 February 1986 (USA)  »

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Cry of the City  »

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Sammy Davis Jr. filmed a cameo appearance and appears in a publicity still. But his scene was deleted from the final cut. See more »

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Jailhouse Rap
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best movie ever
16 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

Chris,

Little known fact, I suppose, but I want to let you know that this movie was made by a now ex-mob boss (Michael Franzese) who was dubbed by Tom Brokaw as "The Prince of the Mafia," and made more money than anyone since Al Capone. In the manner of sucking up, I'm going to say that I love this movie. Though it was made in the 1980's, it is still a beautiful representation of everything that the culture back then stood for.

Thanks.

Katy


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