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Pariah (1998)

 -  Drama  -  14 May 1999 (USA)
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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... See full summary »

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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)  »

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Oi paries  »

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

Gross:

$199,536 (USA) (6 October 2000)
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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.


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