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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 ratin' that he impresses a record company and wins his gal back.
Drama , Musical & Performing Arts
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Cannon Group


Mario Van Peebles
as John Hood
Leo O'Brien
as Allan
Richie Abanes
as Richie
Harry Goz
as Thorndike
Rony Clanton
as Cedric
Claudja Barry
as Performer
Edye Byrde
as Grandma
Ruth Jaroslow
as Mrs. Goldberg
Anthony Bishop
as Mr. Fiorello
Fredric Mao
as Mr. Chan
Michael Esihos
as Stavros
Rutanya Alda
as Cecilia
Brandi Freund
as Rosalita
Willie Cross
as Tuff, Inc.
Debra Greenfield
as Magnolia
Ernest Cunningham
as Ice-T Group
Jessie Daniels
as Force M.D.
Scott Peck
as Oil Truck Driver
Clayton Hill
as Kilroy
Joe Schad
as Burton
Joe Marmo
as Shortie Johnson
William Mott
as Psycho
Eric Garcia
as Ice-T Group
Tommy Ross
as Duane's Gang Member
Joanna Gardner
as Performer
Harry Scanlon
as Officer
Harry Goaz
as Thorndike
Anthony Bradberry
as Man in Bathroom
Don Brockett
as Store Manager
Salvador Irizarry
as Tuff, Inc.
Dan Caliguire
as Cecilia's Son
Warren Mills
as Performer
Eugene Wilde
as Performer
Antoine M. Lundy
as Force M.D.
as Himself
David Marshall
as Tuff, Inc.
Stacey O'Neal
as T-Force
Trisco Pearson
as Force M.D.
Jack Reese
as T-Force
Rosie Steave
as T-Force
David Whitaker
as Tuff, Inc.
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This movie made my week! I will fall in love with any man who makes up a rap of all the colors leading the children like the pied piper through the neighborhood letting me know that I am loved.

Kayla Kromer
Kayla Kromer

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