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Knights of the City (1986)

R  |   |  Action, Music  |  14 February 1986 (USA)
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A street gang that is also a rap group tries to get a record contract.


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Sonny Anthony ...
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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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Release Date:

14 February 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cry of the City  »

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$601,451 (USA)

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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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Cool movie
9 May 2010 | by (Lyngby, Denmark) – See all my reviews

I was shocked to see the low rating of this movie. It's a really cool 80s movie. I didn't see all of it, but it actually looks just as good as The Warriors, and clearly Michael Jackson was inspired by this (or vice versa). It looks exactly like the stuff from Beat it and Bad. Of course, also other cool 80s movies. It really has all the kitch-value. I wonder why this movie is so little known. I had not heard about it either, until I saw it tonight. Anyway, it is very good, with some great music and action. Clearly this is an excellent description of the rap and hip-hop environment in an urban environment in the 80s and in the USA.

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