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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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Jacobson ...
Rex Voorhas Ormine
Billy Kane
Kara Glover ...
Kate Kane
Stuart Alexander ...
Dirt - Larry
Paul Dillon ...
Lon Recchia
Danny Lambeaux
Tony Gillan ...
Amy Kahn (as Lisa Richards)
Richard Eigen ...
Ian Murphy
Angie Zisser ...
Frank Ellsworth
Jeffrey Horowitz ...
Bart Waxman
Robert Gerringer ...
Dr. Morningstone


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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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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