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Chronicles West Baltimore family living in poverty on the front lines of America's drug war.
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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
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 Gary McCullough (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Fran Boyd (6 episodes, 2000)
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 DeAndre McCullough (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Fat Curt (6 episodes, 2000)
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 George 'Blue' Epps (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Tyreeka Freamon (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Bunchie Boyd (6 episodes, 2000)
Sylvester Lee Kirk ...
 DeRodd (6 episodes, 2000)
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 R.C. (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Scalio (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Reporter (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Drug Dealer (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Street Dealer 2000 (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Ella Thompson (5 episodes, 2000)
Delon Browne ...
 Boo (5 episodes, 2000)
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 Dinky (5 episodes, 2000)
John Epps ...
 Tae (5 episodes, 2000)
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 Officer Bob Brown (5 episodes, 2000)
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 Himself (5 episodes, 2000)
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 Veronica 'Ronnie' Boice (4 episodes, 2000)
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 Stevie Boyd (4 episodes, 2000)
Bonita L. Cartwright ...
 Roberta (4 episodes, 2000)
Robin Michelle McClamb ...
 Rita Hale (4 episodes, 2000)
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 Bread (4 episodes, 2000)
Duane Chandler Rawlings ...
 Hungry (4 episodes, 2000)
Derren Fuentes ...
 Officer Tucker (4 episodes, 2000)
Fran Boyd ...
 Detox Clerk / ... (4 episodes, 2000)
Clayton LeBouef ...
 Scoogie (3 episodes, 2000)
J. Valenteen Gregg ...
 W.M. (3 episodes, 2000)
Ron Brice ...
 Tony (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Ricardo 'Cardy' McCullough (3 episodes, 2000)
Robert Harley ...
 Brooks (3 episodes, 2000)
Kathryn Kelley ...
 Adelaide (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Mary (3 episodes, 2000)
Joe Laney ...
 House (3 episodes, 2000)
Terry Hamlin ...
 Bryan Mathis (3 episodes, 2000)
E. Dawn Samuel ...
 Rose Davis (3 episodes, 2000)
Rodney Scott ...
 Young DeAndre (3 episodes, 2000)
Krystal Morris ...
 Officer Jenerette (3 episodes, 2000)
Bobby J. Brown ...
 Officer Ira Weiner (3 episodes, 2000)
Dennis Wilson ...
 Tee-Tee (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Marvin (2 episodes, 2000)
Denise Diggs ...
 Sherry (2 episodes, 2000)
Justin Omar Smith ...
 Little Stevie (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Bugsy (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Will (2 episodes, 2000)
Eugene R. Little ...
 Gee Money (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Doug (2 episodes, 2000)
Lorenzo Heard ...
 Dennis (2 episodes, 2000)
Willette Thompson ...
 Antoinette (2 episodes, 2000)
Mia Arnice Chambers ...
 Peaches (2 episodes, 2000)
Jacqui Allen ...
 Mrs. Taylor (2 episodes, 2000)
Chantia L. Thomas ...
 Shanelle (2 episodes, 2000)
Denise Preddy ...
 Marzell (2 episodes, 2000)
Donyelle Brown-Parish ...
 Wendy's Manager (2 episodes, 2000)
Robert Crenshaw ...
 Fat Rick (2 episodes, 2000)
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 A-rabber (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Scale Guy (2 episodes, 2000)
Courtlon Ward ...
 Foolish Dealer / ... (2 episodes, 2000)
George 'Blue' Epps ...
 Shelter Worker / ... (2 episodes, 2000)
Tyreeka Freamon ...
 Cashier / ... (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Dave (2 episodes, 2000)
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Chronicles West Baltimore family living in poverty on the front lines of America's drug war.

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On the front lines of America's drug war, one family is living in the crossfire.

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The corner is located at the junction of West Fayette St and North Monroe St. See more »

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This movie could've been a great feature film
2 June 2000 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

After viewing all six episodes of "The Corner" I sincerely believe that this extraordinary mini-series could've been a great film. I can see this film challenging the majority of so called masterpiece films in the theater right now, probably putting most of those films to shame.

This film has everything I expect from masterpiece film-story telling. First of all, unlike a lot of the films made by African-American filmmakers, it doesn't hold back on the truth. Charles S. Dutton did a marvelous job of telling a story about real life in inner cities all across America and with out holding back on the truth. The film consists of stereotypes most African-Americans, especially those who are living safely in Hollywood away from the ghetto, want deny being reality in most Black communities. But this film doesn't apologize for the stereotypes or anything, while some of the characters are apologetic about many things in their own lives. Secondly, the acting was one of the best by an ensemble African-American cast in recent years. Thirdly, the film was shot well, using little style to the shots so that it would have that documentary feel. I also found each scene in the film to be well written, like some great scripts of the past like Good Will Hunting and the Deer Hunter, both great films. So we've seen films about the inner city before (Boyz N'the Hood, Menace II Society) this one. Who cares? Hollywood had made dozens of titles dealing with the mafia, and most of those films are great. However, this film stands alone from the rest, making viewers sympathize with and see each character as being exactly who they are: human beings that make mistakes. This film doesn't demonize the drug addicts in the film regardless of their sometimes immoral ways of getting that drug. "The Corner" ranks amongst one of the best mini series ever made for television. Despite the fact that it wasn't a feature film, I still rank it over the majority of films of recent years as well.

If you had never been to the ghetto and you want to grasp an understanding of how must people in the inner city lives, this mini series is what you should see. Out of a grade of an A+, which is super excellent, to a F, I give this film an A+. I also give it 10 stars...


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