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South Central (1992)

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A former gangster fresh out of prison wants to change his life for the better and must save his 10 year old son whose already chosen a gang life.

Director:

Stephen Milburn Anderson (as Steve Anderson)

Writers:

Stephen Milburn Anderson (screenplay) (as Steve Anderson), Donald Bakeer (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Glenn Plummer ... Bobby
Byron Minns ... Ray Ray
Lexie Bigham ... Bear (as Lexie D. Bigham)
Vincent Craig Dupree ... Loco
LaRita Shelby ... Carole
Kevin Best Kevin Best ... Genie Lamp
Big Daddy Wayne Big Daddy Wayne ... Henchman (as 'Big Daddy' Wayne)
Allan Hatcher Allan Hatcher ... Baby Jimmie
Alvin Hatcher Alvin Hatcher ... Baby Jimmie
Baldwin C. Sykes Baldwin C. Sykes ... Ken Dog
Rana Kirkland ... Girl in Club (as Rana Mack)
Diane Manzo Diane Manzo ... Undercover Cop
Sal Landi ... Detective
Christian Coleman Christian Coleman ... Jimmie
Leonard Boyles Leonard Boyles ... Termite
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

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

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

South Central See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$147,629, 20 September 1992

Gross USA:

$1,373,196

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,373,196
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

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

Bobby: Jimmie... son... if you hit a man in his face, in time, his wounds will heal. And later on, you can apologize to that man. If you steal his goods, later on, you can return those goods, or you can repay him equal value. But if you kill... there is no later on. There's no way to repair it with that man. There's no way to make it right with him or his family. His life is gone forever. You never come back from that. Ray Ray... that boy you're holding is my son. My son. I told a man in prison that I...
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Soundtracks

West Coast Pop Lock
Written by Larry Troutman (as Troutman), Roger Troutman (as Troutman), Mikel Hooks (as Hooks) and Ronnie Hudson (as Hudson)
Performed by Ronnie Hudson
Courtesy of Magic Disc & AVI Record Productions, Inc.
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One of the better movies,who shows the black community.
16 March 2002 | by martymasterSee 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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