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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tyrone Burton Tyrone Burton ... Tyson
Eddie Cutanda Eddie Cutanda ... Hector
Phuong Duong Phuong Duong ... Bao (as Phuong Van Duong)
Geoffrey Rhue Geoffrey Rhue ... JJ
Russell G. Jones ... Tommy
Leigh Williams Leigh Williams ... Marcus
Robert Agredo Robert Agredo ... Uzi (as Robert Algredo)
Beresford Bennett Beresford Bennett ... Derick
Jennifer Maxcy Jennifer Maxcy ... Lisa
Harlem Logan Harlem Logan ... Fiend
Diane Beckett Diane Beckett ... Aunt C (as Dianne Beckett)
Ingrid Askew Ingrid Askew ... Pearl
James Spruill James Spruill ... Psychiatrist / Homelessman
William K. Butler William K. Butler ... Jason (as William Butler)
Daryl Bugg Daryl Bugg ... Mason
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Ty, Hector, and Bao are close friends in a tough section of Boston, where they're called "the PG-13 crew." They're 14, decent kids with few skills who've bailed out of school. A small gang of older tough guys, led by Marcus and Tommy, menace them, and when the PG-13s fight back and rob one of the gang, Marcus and Tommy vow to kill them. They seek protection from Derick, a drug dealer, who agrees to help if they'll sell drugs. Meanwhile, Ty is recruited to work at a community center by J.J., its quiet leader. Ty and his friends are in a squeeze: surrounded by violence, drugs, and no opportunities, is there any way out? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Only the strong survive these streets. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Official Sites:

Miramax

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 June 1997 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,300, 15 June 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$10,300, 15 June 1997
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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great tale of crime, friendship, and courage under adverse conditions.
21 June 1999 | by xpandSee all my reviews

I have seen many movies in my time, but not many have truly impressed me like this film. I urge everyone to view this if you haven't already. This is a powerful story of Anytown USA, and the trials and life of mis-guided youth. This film rates a 9 from xpand. Have a great day, and support independant films.


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