MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 9,413 this week

Crown Heights (2004)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  16 February 2004 (USA)
5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 109 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 1 critic

After the Crown Heights riots, an orthodox Rabbi and a community activist help two youths--one a Hasidic Jew, the other African-American--form a hip-hop group to heal their neighboorhood.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (teleplay)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 250 titles
created 17 Feb 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 31 Jul 2011
 
a list of 208 titles
created 04 Jun 2012
 
list image
a list of 2225 titles
created 10 Jul 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Crown Heights" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Crown Heights (TV Movie 2004)

Crown Heights (TV Movie 2004) on IMDb 5.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Crown Heights.
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

0s & 1s (2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Los Angeles, 2006. Life is Easy 2.0 for James Pongo (Morgan Krantz). He has a cushy job, a busy social life and an alluring love interest all through the click of a mouse. But when he wakes... See full summary »

Director: Eugene Kotlyarenko
Stars: Morgan Krantz, Jeremy Blackman, Ryan Reyes
Baadasssss! (2003)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Mario Van Peebles's half documentary/half homage to his father Melvin's 1971 film, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song.

Director: Mario Van Peebles
Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Nia Long, Joy Bryant
Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Deceived that he had won the Prize, Connor MacLeod awakens from a peaceful life when an entombed immortal magician comes seeking the Highlander.

Director: Andrew Morahan
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Mario Van Peebles, Deborah Kara Unger
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A drama centered around a promising football running back during his senior year in college.

Director: Mario Van Peebles
Stars: 50 Cent, Ray Liotta, Lynn Whitfield
Crown Heights (2005)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Elijah, a young, African-American grocery store bagger, defends the life of an Hasidic Jewish customer during the height of the racially motivated Crown Heights riots in Brooklyn, New York.... See full summary »

Director: Dion Watkins
Stars: Ivan Butcher
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Liza Balkan
...
Black Man - Interviewed
...
Officer
...
Bazel (as Chris Collins)
...
Mr. Moses
...
Scholem
...
Muslim Spokesman
Kevin Duhaney
Sara Farb
Michele Ferney
Gil Filar
Edit

Storyline

After the Crown Heights riots, an orthodox Rabbi and a community activist help two youths--one a Hasidic Jew, the other African-American--form a hip-hop group to heal their neighboorhood.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brief language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 February 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Comunidade de Crown Heights  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

peace through hip-hop?
21 March 2004 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

Well-meaning but incredible, this film depicts the inter-racial killings and their aftermath in Crown Heights. All the acting is good, and Howie Mandel is especially a surprise. A few sad scenes, and a few funny ones. But the key to the entire plot, the friendship between a Jewish and a Black teenager, has no motivation and just seems pasted in place. ** ** ** ** **


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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Things they never talked about. Susan_Baudelaire
Discuss Crown Heights (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?