MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 7,058 this week

A Rage in Harlem (1991)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  3 May 1991 (USA)
5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 1,222 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 9 critic

A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 17 Jul 2011
 
a list of 25 titles
created 08 Mar 2013
 
list image
a list of 39 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 25 titles
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 21 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Rage in Harlem (1991)

A Rage in Harlem (1991) on IMDb 5.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Rage in Harlem.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

The tale of a down-on-his-luck freeze-dried-pet-salesman and his journey to become the first-ever-cyber-evangelist.

Director: Edwin L. Marshall
Stars: Danny Trejo, Pastor Shepherd, Maria-Elena Laas
Documentary | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A documentary of the conflicting attitudes of the opponents of the Vietnam war.

Director: Peter Davis
Stars: Georges Bidault, Clark Clifford, George Coker
Sci-Fi | Mystery | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Radioactive mud-like creature terrorizes a Scottish village during the 1950's.

Directors: Joseph Losey, Leslie Norman
Stars: Dean Jagger, Edward Chapman, Leo McKern
Stripped (2013)
Comedy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Four friends head to Vegas for a 21st birthday in hopes of finding adventure, debauchery and memories that will last them a lifetime. Cameron, the scandalous one of the group decides to ... See full summary »

Directors: Mark LaFleur, J.M.R. Luna
Stars: Nicole Sienna, Josh Cole, Carson Aune
Witchboard 2 (1993)
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A beautiful young woman starts receiving messages through a ouija board, claiming to be from the former occupant of her apartment. The former tenant claims she's been murdered, but there's ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Tenney
Stars: Ami Dolenz, Christopher Michael Moore, Laraine Newman
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

As a tabloid newspaper editor tries to prevent his top reporter from retiring, an escaped death row convict shows up at the office trying to convey his innocence.

Director: Billy Wilder
Stars: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon
Raze (2013)
Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Raze, a horror/action film, focuses on two abducted women & 50 other women who are forced to fight each other using their bare hands.

Director: Josh C. Waller
Stars: Zoë Bell, Rachel Nichols, Tracie Thoms
Tim's Vermeer (2013)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Inventor Tim Jenison seeks to understand the painting techniques used by Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer.

Director: Teller
Stars: Tim Jenison, Penn Jillette, Martin Mull
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Sequel to Cotton comes to Harlem. Another bad influence is hitting Harlem and Gravedigger and Coffin Ed are the two cops who will stop it. Charleston Blue was a prohibition era black ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Warren
Stars: Godfrey Cambridge, Raymond St. Jacques, Peter De Anda
The Buddha (TV Movie 2010)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After 400 BC, a new religion was born in South east Asia, generated from the ideas of Buddha, a mysterious Prince from Nepal who gained enlightenment while he sat under a large, shapely fig... See full summary »

Director: David Grubin
Stars: Richard Gere, Blair Brown, The Dalai Lama
Sci-Fi | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Professor Quatermass, trying to gather support for his Lunar colonisation project, is intrigued by mysterious traces that have been showing up.

Director: Val Guest
Stars: Brian Donlevy, John Longden, Sidney James
Ainoat oikeat (2013)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A romantic comedy about a woman who finally finds her "Only One", but then the man mysteriously disappears. Her next great love appears, but happens to also be the Prime Minister of Finland.

Director: Saara Cantell
Stars: Annamaija Tuokko, Antti Reini, Ilkka Villi
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jackson
...
Goldy
...
Imabelle
...
Big Kathy
...
Easy Money
Badja Djola ...
Slim
John Toles-Bey ...
Jodie
Tyler Collins ...
Teena
Ron Taylor ...
Hank
Samm-Art Williams ...
Gus Parsons
Stack Pierce ...
...
Claude X
...
Mrs. Canfield
...
Louis
...
Smitty
Edit

Storyline

A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A pudgy momma's boy becomes the object of her affections and the unlikely hero of the tale. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sensuality and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

3 May 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Rage in Harlem - La reine des pommes  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Gross:

$10,438,504 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Features the policemen Coffin Ed and the Grave Digger, also seen in the previously released Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970) and Come Back, Charleston Blue (1972), both from the 1970's. Those films took place in the then contemporary 1970's (despite adapting novels written in 1965 and 1966, respectively). However, A Rage in Harlem takes place in the 1950's (when the novel was published). See more »

Goofs

The movie is set in the 1950's but if you look out of the train window in the last scene you'll see 1990's cars. See more »

Connections

Featured in Tyson (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Yeech!
12 January 2005 | by (Rockville, MD) – See all my reviews

Nasty, unforgiving, unrelenting blood sport. I watch war movies and don't bat an eye except for Saving Private Ryan, but this is downright sickening. I went because I liked Forrest Whittaker, but it was so savage, so sick with violence just for violent's sake that I was shocked. I also took a date and it was lucky that we had seen other movies together because she would have had real doubts about me if this was my kind of movie. The movie reminded me of news stories about people killing puppies and torturing cats. I still have nightmares about this movie. The reviewer for the Washington Post at the time called it an urban comedy. If this is his version of a comedy, I never want to see another one.


8 of 38 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Forrest Whitaker is lucky MastaQD
Movie Costumes tracylynns
Discuss A Rage in Harlem (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?