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South Central (1992)

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A man is sent to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop crime but his son has now followed the criminal path of his father.

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(as Steve Anderson)

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(screenplay) (as Steve Anderson), (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Bobby
... Ray Ray
Lexie Bigham ... Bear (as Lexie D. Bigham)
... Loco
... Carole
Kevin Best ... Genie Lamp
Big Daddy Wayne ... Henchman (as 'Big Daddy' Wayne)
Allan Hatcher ... Baby Jimmie
Alvin Hatcher ... Baby Jimmie
Baldwin C. Sykes ... Ken Dog
... Girl in Club (as Rana Mack)
Diane Manzo ... Undercover Cop
... Detective
Christian Coleman ... Jimmie
Leonard Boyles ... Termite
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A man is sent to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop crime but his son has now followed the criminal path of his father. Written by Volker Boehm

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A child's chance to escape anger and injustice begins with one man...His father.

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for gang violence, and for language and drug content | See all certifications »

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18 September 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Al sur de Los Ángeles  »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$1,373,196
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Byron Minns' character "Ray Ray" is an actual parody of the Crips founder Raymond Washington. See more »

Quotes

Ali: Are you a deuce?
Bobby: No, I am not.
Ali: Can you stand alone like a man has to?
Bobby: Yes.
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Nothin' But a Party
Written by J. Reese, J. Scott, L. Allen, L. Hawes and A. Lowery
Performed by Vibe Squad
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One of the better movies,who shows the black community.
16 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie is one of the best in this genre,I think of it among with "Boys N the hood" and "Menace to society". It shows how hard it can be to grow up in a bad neighborhood,and how easy drugs and criminal life takes over.


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