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South Central (1992)

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)
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Loco
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Carole
Kevin Best ...
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

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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

First theatrical film directed by Stephen Milburn Anderson. See more »

Quotes

Bobby: I owe everybody in this joint, and all I did was help my homeboy Loco.
Ali: Helping is costly.
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Connections

Referenced in Blood In, Blood Out (1993) See more »

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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South Central
28 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

We need more positive movies like south central

by - ladygee627 7 minutes ago (Mon Mar 28 2005 10:34:50)

We need more positive movies like south central. The part of Ali played by Carl Lumbly was so touching, sincere, and genuine. He actually made Bobby Johnson change his life for the better. Nurse Shelby brought out emotions in Bobby Jr. Emotions Bobby didn't know he had in him just by a mere act of kindness of nurse Shelby playing table tennis and spending quality time with him, time that his own mother never gave him.

It's the simply things that counts in life that we need to express in our Movies, our music and in our everyday lives.

This is truly a must see movie!

I give it a 10 & A+

Outstanding!


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