A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A pudgy momma's boy becomes the object of her affections and the unlikely hero of the tale.
In the next 24 hours they'll have to outrun the law, outsmart the mob and outshoot the competition.
3 May 1991 (USA)
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Also Known As:
A Rage in Harlem - La reine des pommes
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Gross USA: $10,438,504
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Halfway through production, produced Stephen Woolley
who had set up the film as a drama with comedic undertones was in heated discussions with director Bill Duke
and realized that he was taking the film too seriously. The two disagreed on the ultimate approach. See more
The movie is set in the 1950's but if you look out of the train window in the last scene you'll see 1990's cars. See more
Did you hear what they said? There's gold in Harlem!
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