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South Central (1992)

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A man is sent to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop crime but his son has now followed the criminal path of his father.

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(screenplay) (as Steve Anderson), (book)
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Bobby
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Ray Ray
Lexie Bigham ...
Bear (as Lexie D. Bigham)
Vincent Craig Dupree ...
Loco
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Carole
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Genie Lamp
Big Daddy Wayne ...
Henchman (as 'Big Daddy' Wayne)
Allan Hatcher ...
Baby Jimmie
Alvin Hatcher ...
Baby Jimmie
Baldwin C. Sykes ...
Ken Dog
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Girl in Club (as Rana Mack)
Diane Manzo ...
Undercover Cop
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Detective
Christian Coleman ...
Jimmie
Leonard Boyles ...
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A man is sent to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop crime but his son has now followed the criminal path of his father. Written by Volker Boehm

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A child's chance to escape anger and injustice begins with one man...His father.

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Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for gang violence, and for language and drug content | See all certifications »

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18 September 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Al Sur de Los Ángeles  »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,373,196 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Byron Minns character "Ray Ray" is an actual parody of the Crips founder Raymond Washington. See more »

Quotes

Bobby: Listen up man, I'm O.G. Bobby Johnson.
Young Boy: You're killer Bobby Johnson?
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Soundtracks

Street Life
Lyrics by Scarface
Music by Bido and Scarface
Performed by Scarface
Courtesy of Rap A Lot Records, Inc.
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8/10
20 July 2002 | by (Westbury, NY) – See all my reviews

SOuth Central was a gripping drama about a former gang member who has to decide between being a daddy and being a gangster. He rolls with the wrong crowd and gets caught up, BAD MOVE! NOt to spoil the film for those who haven't seen it I'll just leave it at that.

THe direction was fluid and well executed. S. Anderson brings the viewer into the scene and captures the moment with sheer brilliance. THe only two acting performances even worth mentioning were Glenn Plumber's and Byron Minns's. The supporting performances where sub-par but good writing rescued them from seeming cheezy.

I enjoyed South Central. It made my collection and I recommend it for yours.

BUggie


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