Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 76%
TMDB Rating 7.5
IMDB Rating 7.5
RottenTomatoes Rating 82%

Financials

Revenue: $27,900,000

Budget: $3,500,000

Profit: + $24,400,000


Movie Details

Tag Line: This is the truth. This is what's real.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: May 26, 1993

Rating: 1993-05-26

Run Time: 1h 37m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: New Line Cinema


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Synopsis

A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.


Main Cast

Tyrin Turner

Tyrin Turner

Caine 'Kaydee' Lawson

Age : 52 | Popularity : 5%

Larenz Tate

Larenz Tate

Kevin 'O-Dog'

Age : 48 | Popularity : 13%

Glenn Plummer

Glenn Plummer

Pernell

Age : 62 | Popularity : 9%

Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith

Ronnie

Age : 52 | Popularity : 14%

Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson

Tat Lawson

Age : N/A | Popularity : 100%

June Kyoto Lu

June Kyoto Lu

Grocery Store Woman

Age : N/A | Popularity : 11%

Toshi Toda

Toshi Toda

Grocery Store Man

Age : N/A | Popularity : 4%

Reginald Ballard

Reginald Ballard

Clyde

Age : N/A | Popularity : 8%


Crew

Department Role Name
Directing Director
Albert Hughes
Albert Hughes
Allen Hughes
Allen Hughes
Writing Screenplay
Tyger Williams
Tyger Williams
Story
Albert Hughes
Albert Hughes
Allen Hughes
Allen Hughes
Production Executive Producer
Kevin Moreton
Kevin Moreton
Producer
Darin Scott
Darin Scott
Sound Original Music Composer
Quincy Jones III
Quincy Jones III
Sound Effects Editor
Lance Brown
Lance Brown
David Farmer
David Farmer
Tim Gedemer
Tim Gedemer
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Scott Ganary
Scott Ganary
Tony Sereno
Tony Sereno
Ken Teaney
Ken Teaney
Camera Director of Photography
Lisa Rinzler
Lisa Rinzler
Editing Editor
Christopher Koefoed
Christopher Koefoed
Art Production Design
Penny Barrett
Penny Barrett
Set Decoration
Adel A. Mazen
Adel A. Mazen
Set Dresser
Lisa Boutillier
Lisa Boutillier
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Sylvia Vega-Vasquez
Sylvia Vega-Vasquez
Crew Stunts
Thomas Rosales Jr.
Thomas Rosales Jr.
Henry Kingi Jr.
Henry Kingi Jr.
Department Role Name

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