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Straight Out of Brooklyn (1991)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  June 1991 (USA)
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Ray Brown
Ann D. Sanders ...
Frankie Brown
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Dennis Brown (as Larry Gilliard Jr.)
Barbara Sanon ...
Carolyn Brown
Reana E. Drummond ...
Shirley
Matty Rich ...
Larry
Mark Malone ...
Kevin
Ali A. Wahhab ...
Luther (as Ali Shahid Abdul Wahhab)
Joseph A. Thomas ...
Saledene
James McFadden ...
James
Dorise Black ...
Ms. Walker
Robert N. Nash ...
Skeet
Fran Sperling ...
Sarah
Billy R. ...
Gas Station Customer
Joseph Pampillonia ...
Gas Station Manager (as Joseph Pillonia)
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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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June 1991 (USA)  »

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$450,000 (estimated)

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$2,712,293 (USA)
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The credits list a soundtrack album on Tommy Boy/Warner Bros. Records, but it was never released. See more »

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Principal character's parents' argument clearly indicates that the film was "flipped" to achieve proper eye-line match. Unfortunately, a large wound on the mother's face (from earlier abuse) changes from one side of her face to the other. See more »

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Ray Brown: What you been doing? Fucking Shirley?
Dennis: Yes.
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In Time of Need
Sung by Harold Wheeler
Written by Harold Wheeler
Published by Hammer Hands (ASCAP)
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Perfect debut
17 November 2001 | by (Woodbridge,VA) – See all my reviews

Straight Out of Brookyln is a film similar to Boyz N The Hood, excpet it's set in New York. The film about three friends is very moving and deep and it's shame it didn't get a wider release. Matty Rich proved his talent with this film as a director, it's a shame that he didn't have the success he deserves.


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