MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,343 this week

Pariah (1998)

R  |   |  Drama  |  14 May 1999 (USA)
4.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.3/10 from 709 users  
Reviews: 31 user | 19 critic

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... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 391 titles
created 30 Jun 2011
 
a list of 2066 titles
created 15 Dec 2011
 
a list of 46 titles
created 26 Dec 2011
 
a list of 213 titles
created 08 Apr 2013
 
a list of 43 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Pariah" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Pariah (1998)

Pariah (1998) on IMDb 4.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Pariah.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Made in Britain (TV Movie 1982)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Trevor is a 16 year old, sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His... See full summary »

Director: Alan Clarke
Stars: Tim Roth, Terry Richards, Bill Stewart
Skinning (2010)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Life is sometimes rude game: one mistake can buy you ticket to hell.

Director: Stevan Filipovic
Stars: Nikola Rakocevic, Viktor Savic, Natasa Tapuskovic
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A group of skinheads become alarmed at the way their neighbourhood is changing.

Director: Geoffrey Wright
Stars: Russell Crowe, Daniel Pollock, Jacqueline McKenzie
Pariah I (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression.

Director: Dee Rees
Stars: Adepero Oduye, Kim Wayans, Aasha Davis
Crime | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Following the deadly climax of "Green Street Hooligans," several members of the West Ham firm and numerous members of Millwall end up in jail. The GSE quickly discover the brutality of life... See full summary »

Director: Jesse V. Johnson
Stars: John Bariamis, Nicola Bertram, Matt Candito
Crime | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The Football Factory is more than just a study of the English obsession with football violence, its about men looking for armies to join, wars to fight and places to belong. A forgotten ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Love
Stars: Danny Dyer, Frank Harper, Tamer Hassan
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Outlines the history of 40 years of the skinhead subculture, beginning with the most recent versions of the culture.

Director: Daniel Schweizer
Stars: Laurel Aitken, Buster Bloodvessel, Jimmy Pursey
Oi! Warning (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The film (the third of the Reding brothers) is about a German teenager following his identity crisis. The boy, transformed by the usual down-trodden socio-economic conditions of ... See full summary »

Directors: Ben Reding, Dominik Reding
Stars: Sascha Backhaus, Simon Goerts, Sandra Borgmann
The Infiltrator (TV Movie 1995)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A freelancer reporter goes undercover and joins a Neo-Nazi hate group.

Director: John Mackenzie
Stars: Oliver Platt, Arliss Howard, Tony Haygarth
Steel Toes (2007)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Rage and intolerance collide with compassion Academy-Award nominated David Strathairn portrays Danny Dunkleman, a Jewish liberal humanist, and the court-appointed lawyer representing Mike ... See full summary »

Directors: Mark Adam, David Gow
Stars: David Strathairn, Andrew W. Walker, Marina Orsini
Pariah (2007)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A lesbian teenager unsuccessfully juggles multiple identities to avoid rejection from her friends and family. Mounting pressure from home, school, and within wears the line between her personas thin with explosive consequences.

Director: Dee Rees
Stars: Maine Anders, Chanté Lewis, Sahra Mellesse
Pariah (TV Movie 2015)
Comedy
Director: Rob McElhenney
Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Regina King, Bill Burr
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Damon Jones ...
Steve
Dave Oren Ward ...
Crew
Davidlee Willson ...
David Lee (as David Lee Wilson)
Aimee Chaffin ...
Sissy
...
Angela
Anna Padgett ...
Lex
Dan Weene ...
Joey
...
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
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Love. Hate. Revenge. Destruction

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 May 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Oi paries  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$199,536 (USA) (6 October 2000)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Where Were You
Written by Sirsa Shekim and 'Randolph Kret'
Performed by Sirsa Shekim
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

American History X Wannabe
25 November 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film looks vaguely 'cool' on the front of the box but most people would know that it probably won't be. And they'd be right. This film starts quite poor and slips deep in to the realms of darn right awful. I'll agree with the other user comment saying that a few of the actors were okay and the director was afwul but this in no way should be compared to American History X. A.H.X emanates class from the word go and is educational as well as entertaining. A modern-day classic! Back to Pariah; many a time I thought this film would never end and I had no idea why or what was going on half the time. I'll cut this long story short, as I could go on for a while. I don't usually write comments but I feel it important to warn you all to steer clear of this movie and do something productive like making your mother a cup of tea.


8 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Strong Contender....... BritishPatriot
Why the absence of Lemon Juice? red_dragon8089
Quite good. user-16648
Controversy user-16648
Discuss Pariah (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?