Rappin (1985)



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In Rappin', Mario Van Peebles is John Hood, a con who when released from jail goes back to his neighborhood to find his girl shacked up with a nasty gang-leader named Duane (Charles Flohe). Duane is on the take with a corrupt contractor who plans to tear down Hood's neighborhood and he and his gang serve as ruffian rowdies who help evict the tenants. John Hood will not put up with this nonsense; he throws a community rap session and gets everybody aligned against the bad guys. His rappin' is so … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Adam Friedman, Robert Jay Litz
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On DVD: Apr 15, 2003


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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Chicago Reader
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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August 28, 2001
AV Club
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August 8, 2005

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