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Gang Tapes (2001)

R | | Crime, Drama | February 2001 (USA)
When a brutal carjacking yields a videocamera, a teenage boy decides to document his life and the lives of his fellow gangbangers.

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Alonzo
Darontay McClendon ...
Cyril
Don Cambell ...
Travis
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Erik
Trivell ...
Kris
Sonja Marie ...
Kris' Mother
Aura Ruiz ...
Khandi
Tasheia Woodward ...
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Andrew Stoddard ...
Tourist Father
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Rochelle ...
Tourist Daughter
Kevin Wiseman ...
Tourist Son
Dwayne Whitehead ...
Rodney
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Jerald
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When a brutal carjacking yields a videocamera, a teenage boy decides to document his life and the lives of his fellow gangbangers.

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A coming of Rage story

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Rated R for strong violence, language, drug use and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Gang Tapes - Vida de Gangster  »

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With the exception of Darris Love, all of the lead actors in this movie were former gang members from Watts and South-Central Los Angeles. See more »

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If You Want To Watch Black People Act Like Reptiles...
2 January 2011 | by See all my reviews

This movie has no point, no plot, no discernible script, no reason for existing except to disparage black people.

There may be redemption at some point, but 45 mins into it, I'm cutting my losses.

I gave it a 2 b/c it did give people in the South Central community an opportunity to work on a film.

But this "realistic" portrayal is in reality a pointless, disgusting parade of stereotypes and profanity.

If you like seeing black people fight like Komodo Dragons over whatever in the moment captivates them, then you'll love this movie.

If you actually believe in the concept of a human being, I suggest you steer clear of this travesty.


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