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Pariah (1998)

 -  Drama  -  14 May 1999 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Damon Jones ...
Steve
Dave Oren Ward ...
Crew
Davidlee Willson ...
David Lee (as David Lee Wilson)
Aimee Chaffin ...
Sissy
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Angela
Anna Padgett ...
Lex
Dan Weene ...
Joey
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Babe (as Ann Zupa)
Brandon Slater ...
Doughboy
Jason Posey ...
Kevin
Chris Jarecki ...
Tall Guy
Terence Washington ...
Mario
Orlando Estrada ...
Aaron
Robert Hargett ...
Rob
Tyrone Young ...
Ty
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An interracial couple is attacked and the woman is gang-raped in a random attack. This prompts the woman to commit suicide and the man decides to seek revenge from the inside by joining the gang. However, once inside he learns of the reasons (poverty, social rejection) for their existence and starts developing a kinship until he is asked to kill someone to prove his loyalty. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Love. Hate. Revenge. Destruction

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14 May 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Oi paries  »

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$4,032 (USA) (23 June 2000)

Gross:

$199,536 (USA) (6 October 2000)
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pathetic and boring, steer clear.
20 May 2001 | by (sydney, au) – See all my reviews

This is the worst movie i have ever seen. i rented this after seeing American History X and almost laughed at how this movie attempted to tackle the race issue compared to the brilliant AH X.

This movie was ugly to watch because of the poor cinematography and acting.

The cover of the video had a caption from a review which said it was 'far better than the overrated American History X'. This film uses graphic scenes in an attempt to shock, but the film lacks any substance and makes such scenes just offensive. The reviewer must have been the brother of the film-maker, because the movie sucks.

This movie is inferior to both American History X, and the groundbreaking Romper Stomper. While this review may seem scathing, if you see the film you will think i am going easy on it. Steer very clear.


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