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The Beat (1988)

R  |   |  Drama  |  3 June 1988 (USA)
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A new kid moves into a tough neighborhood controlled by gangs, and tries to teach them poetry.

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David Jacobson ...
Rex Voorhas Ormine
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Billy Kane
Kara Glover ...
Kate Kane
Stuart Alexander ...
Doug
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Dirt - Larry
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Paul Dillon ...
Lon Recchia
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Danny Lambeaux
Tony Gillan ...
Auggie
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Amy Kahn (as Lisa Richards)
Richard Eigen ...
Ian Murphy
Angie Zisser ...
Mary
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Frank Ellsworth
Jeffrey Horowitz ...
Bart Waxman
Robert Gerringer ...
Dr. Morningstone
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A new kid moves into a tough neighborhood controlled by gangs, and tries to teach them poetry.

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They were victims of the street, until they caught... The Beat.

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Written by Harley Flanagan & Kevin Mayhew
Performed by Cro-Mags (as The Cro-Mags)
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Huh? What? Wait, hold on? What!?!?! But..... Huh?
7 July 2003 | by (arizona) – See all my reviews

Imagine taking a dictionary and switching every definition of every word, and then being forced to try and understand English. That's about as understandable as 'The Beat' was. Here's a quote: "I am the priestess."

Here's another one:

"Man, this sucks."

The second quote was from me, after watching this movie.

It's just about as cheesy as it can get. This is the 100% best contender for the 3AM 'Starlight Movies' showcase on the WB.


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