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Youngblood (1978)

R | | Action, Drama | 24 May 1978 (USA)
A gang war/drug story set in a Los Angeles ghetto about the coming of age of a 15-year-old black youth. In HD.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Rommel
Bryan O'Dell ...
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Sybil (as Ren Woods)
Tony Allen ...
Hustler
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Corelli
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Junkie
Jeff Hollis ...
Pusher
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Reggie
Ron Trice ...
Bummie
Sheila Wills ...
Joan
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Geronimo
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Durango (as Herbert Rice)
Lionel Mark Smith ...
Chaka (as Lionel Smith)
Maurice Sneed ...
Skeeter-Jeeter
Ann Weldon ...
Mrs. Gordon
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A gang war/drug story set in a Los Angeles ghetto about the coming of age of a 15-year-old black youth. In HD.

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If you live through the gang wars, the pushers, the back-alley deathtraps... YOU GONNA BE A STAR!

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The entire soundtrack was performed by the band WAR. See more »

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After Bummie (Ron Trice) is killed, you can still see him breathing. See more »

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Performed by War
Courtesy of Far Out Productions and MCA Records
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One of the best gang movies I've ever seen!
10 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie when it first appeared. I was very impressed with the script, action and flow of movie then. All the actors were perfect for their parts, even though some were just starting out in their careers. WAR does the awesome sound track (especially the reprise)!!! I would love to purchase video, if I could ever find it! I'm still looking! >


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