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Always Outnumbered (1998)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama  |  21 March 1998 (USA)
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An ex-con moves to L.A. to find work and creates a disturbance by fighting for a position. More importantly he touches the lives of many of his neighbors including an older man dying of ... See full summary »

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Daniel Williams ...
Darryl
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Right Burke
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Iula Brown
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Halley Grimes
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Anton Crier
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Luvia
Bridgid Coulter ...
Corina M'Shalla
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Howard M'Shalla
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Blackbird Wills
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Pegus
Jamaal Carter ...
Phillip
John Toles-Bey ...
Stoney Wiley
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Winnie M'Shalla
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An ex-con moves to L.A. to find work and creates a disturbance by fighting for a position. More importantly he touches the lives of many of his neighbors including an older man dying of cancer, a young married couple whose husband is too proud to accept a lesser position which causes strife with his wife, and a young boy on the verge of getting in trouble with street gangs. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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In every man's soul hides a hero.

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Rated R for strong language, and some sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
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21 March 1998 (USA)  »

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Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned  »

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The cap that Socrates wears throughout the movie reads "90291", the zip code corresponding to the Los Angeles suburb of Venice (roughly 15 miles west of where this movie takes place). The M'Shalla family moves to Venice at the end of the movie after Howard gets a job offer there. See more »

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Spin-off The Right Mistake See more »

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"Joy To The World'
Written by Hoyt Axton (as Hoyt Anton)
Published by Irving Mucsic, Inc.
Performed by Dan Stein
Courtesy of Rondor Music International
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I was very impressed with this movie
6 August 2002 | by (michigan) – See all my reviews

This was a strange yet very rewarding movie you learned form the characters , about pride and helplessness and survival..I have watched this movie more than once I found the character very compelling, I recomend it highly


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