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Zebrahead (1992)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  23 October 1992 (USA)
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A white, hip-hop loving teen falls in love with a black girl.

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Lois Bendler ...
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DeShonn Castle ...
Dee
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Ron Johnson ...
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Ray Sharkey ...
Glenn Dossin ...
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This is a Romeo and Juliet type tale based in Detroit, Michigan. Two young men, Zack, a white teen accused of "acting black" and Dee, an African American teen, defy racial lines and form a strong friendship. When Zack begins dating Dee's cousin Nikki, his white friends presume he's seeing her because of sexual stereotypes about black women, while her black friends can't believe her interest in him. Additional conflict is added when Nut, a local black gang-banger pursues Nikki for himself and undisguised but contained racial tensions in their respective neighborhoods and the high school they all attend erupt in violence. Written by <chanteuse@worldnet.att.net>

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Rated R for strong language | See all certifications »

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Conflicto en Detroit  »

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$1,468,300 (USA)
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'MC Serch' lobbied hard for the role of Zack before Michael Rapaport was cast. Serch settled for a job as the film's music supervisor. See more »

Quotes

Nikki: Why you gotta be so loud?
Nut: To be heard.
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Spoofs The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Vicki
Written by Jimmy McGriff
Published by Holiday Heart Music
Courtesy of Milestone Records
Performed by Jimmy McGriff and Hank Crawford
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I was impressed by this film.
2 January 2003 | by (Ann Arbor, MI) – See all my reviews

Initially I suspected that this might be another rather typical examination of racial strife in high school, almost of an ABC Afterschool special caliber. However, it was quite impressive in its portrayal not only of racial tensions but of the quality of friendship between two young men. Michael Rapaport typically flashes a somewhat limited range in his roles (he has most certainly been typecast by now) but his performance here has exceptional moments - particular in the last scene of the film where his emotion is tangible without being overdone.


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