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South Central (1992)




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An ex-con gangster-turned-Muslim turns his life around, struggles to keep his son from making the same mistakes as he did and attempts to save him from his old Los Angeles street gang. This inner city drama is based on school teacher Donald Bakeer's book, Crips.more
Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By: , , , , , , , , ,
Written By: Stephen Milburn Anderson, Steve Anderson, Stephen Anderson
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 27, 1999
Warner Home Video


Glenn Plummer
as Bobby Johnson
Byron Minns
as Ray Ray
Allan Hatcher
as Baby Jimmie
Alvin Hatcher
as Baby Jimmie
Rana Mack
as Girl in Club
Michael A. Lerner
as Broken Nose
Diane Manzo
as Undercover Cop
Sal Landi
as Detective
Christian Coleman
as Jimmie (age 10)
Julius LeFlore
as 1st Prison Guard
Ivory Ocean
as Willie Manchester
Vickilyn Reynolds
as Willie's Wife
Linda Fontanette
as Neighbor Lady
Julius Le Flore
as 1st Prison Guard
Richard G. Camphuis
as 1st Policeman
Starletta DuPois
as Nurse Shelly
George Mulholland
as 2nd Prison Guard
Donald Bakeer
as Dr. King
Ron Chovance
as Parole Officer
Michael McNab
as 2nd Policeman
Eugene Williams
as Local Tough
Musa Bakeer
as Young Boy
Julius Le Flore
as 1st Prison Guard
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Critic Reviews for South Central

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (8)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | September 18, 1992
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Audience Reviews for South Central


Now this is Gangsta...Drama 4 your Mama Type...Good 4 old and young ^_^

EightThirty .

Super Reviewer


This has been sitting on my shelf and I haven't seen it years. I forgot how good this movie really is. It 's a great depiction of a true story and was very underrated at the time of it's release.

Of all of the 90's gang drama films i have seen, this was the most powerful for some reason. Great acting and story had me drawn in the whole time. No matter how gangsta you are, you may just tear up a bit... DEUCE

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