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New Jack City

Cast

Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, Chris Rock View All


Crew

Mario Van Peebles (Director), Thomas Lee Wright (Screenplay), Thomas Lee Wright (Story), Barry Michael Cooper (Screenplay) View All

Release: Mar. 8th, 1991
Runtime: 1 hour, 37 minutes
A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.
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Rockatansky
New Jack City presents us with scene after scene of characters and communities ravaged by the crack epidemic, and situates much of its action in the projects and in the streets to make sure we know the true consequences of the villain's actions.
Gideon58
Directed by Mario Van Peebles, who also appears in the film as the cop in charge of bringing Nino down, this film struck a chord with that all-important 18-34 demographic for the wrong reason, primarily that it glamorizes drug abuse and makes the lifestyle that can be achieved selling drugs very app....


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