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Crack House (1989)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  10 November 1989 (USA)
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Rick and Melissa are a pair of young lovers hoping to get out of the slums for good and escape the poverty and crime their families and friends have gotten involved in. All this comes to an... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Steadman
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Dockett
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Lt. Johnson
Cher Butler ...
Melissa (as Cheryl Kay)
Angel Tompkins ...
Mother
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B.T.
Albert Michel Jr. ...
Chico
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Annie
Kenny Edwards ...
Tripper
Joey Green ...
Buzz
Jon Greene ...
Officer Baylor
T. Rodgers ...
Jammer
Louis Rivera ...
Jesus
Willie Hernadez ...
Lou
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Rick Morales (as Greg Gomez Thomsen)
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Rick and Melissa are a pair of young lovers hoping to get out of the slums for good and escape the poverty and crime their families and friends have gotten involved in. All this comes to an end when Rick feels he must rejoin his old gang to avenge the killing of his brother by a rival gang. In the course of getting even, Rick is arrested, leaving Melissa without anyone to protect her. She falls in with a crack dealer and quickly becomes addicted to the drug. When she gets sold to a drug kingpin by a minor dealer to pay off a debt, only Rick can save her. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Getting in is easy... Getting out is pure hell.

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10 November 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I ragazzi del crack  »

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$862,551 (USA)
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Quentin Tarantino is a fan of the film and has screened it several times at the Alamo Drafthouse in Texas. See more »

Quotes

Rick Morales: Fuck you, fucker!
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I Swear
Written by B. Boyle and D. Darnell
Performed by D.B. Night
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Funniest thing ever...
1 October 2005 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie for the first time when Quentin Tarantino showed it to a bunch of us at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin. He prefaced it with how freaking awesome he thought he was and how funny it was and in the context of his explanation, it was HILARIOUS. I can see how it would be damaging to some audiences, and the subject is not funny at all, but there are at least three lines in the film that had me laughing so hard I thought I'd pee. They don't come until after the halfway point, but when they do, oh God...you will die. Oh and Jim Brown is brilliant. He's not in a lot of the movie, but when he's there, you know whose movie it is. Naturally, the best line in the movie (and the funniest) is his; you'll know it when you hear it.


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