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New Jersey Drive (1995)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  19 April 1995 (USA)
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Jason and Midget are two young, black teenagers living in Newark,New Jersey, the unofficial car theft capital of the world. Their favourite pastime is that of everybody in their ... See full summary »

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Midget
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Rene Petty
Andre Moore ...
Ritchie
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Tiny Dime (as Donald Adeosun Faison)
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Koran C. Thomas ...
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Samantha Brown ...
Jackie Petty
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Robert Jason Jackson ...
Lionel Gentry
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Bo-Kane (as Dwight Errington Myers)
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Jason and Midget are two young, black teenagers living in Newark,New Jersey, the unofficial car theft capital of the world. Their favourite pastime is that of everybody in their neighbourhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts when they steal a police car and the cops launch a violent offensive that involves beating and even shoo- ting suspects. Written by Robert Zeithammel <zeit@cip.physik.uni-muenchen.de>

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The only things that matters is the ride.

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Rated R for pervasive strong language and some violence, drugs and drinking | See all certifications »
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19 April 1995 (USA)  »

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New Jersey Drive  »

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The city of Newark, New Jersey refused to allow filming in city limits. See more »

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Actor Sharron Corley plays the character "Jason Petty". In one scene another actor refers to him as "Corley". See more »

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Midget: Why don't you get a job motherfucker? Be all you can be.
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Best True-to-Life Movie, even still..
12 December 2002 | by (Poconos, Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

Being from eastern PA, right on the border of Northern New Jersey, I still get a feeling like this was a documentary more so than a movie. I have friends from New York and New Jersey and this film represents the kind of lifestyle that "still" exists today in lower income area's outside of the "Big City" lifestyle. If you have not seen this movie and ever wondered what REALLY goes on in the urban jungle, check this movie out. No really big name actors, its as if they just pulled these guys off the street and said act, which adds to the realism of the movie, the performances are FANTASTIC none the less! SEE THIS FILM!


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