14 December 2009

Street Lit Films and Tags

Street Lit Films

Precious, the movie based on the novel Push (2009) ... directed by Jeff Daniels, starring Mo'Nique, Mariah Carey

The Soloist (2009) ... starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey, Jr.

Life Is Hot In Crackdown (2009) ... starring Lara Flynn Boyle, Kerry Washington, Evan Ross

16 Blocks (2008) ... starring Bruce Willis, Mos Def

American Gangster (2007) ... starring Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe

Illegal Tender (2007) ... starring Wanda De Jesus, Rick Gonzalez

Life Support (2007) ... starring Queen Latifah, Tony Rock, Wendell Pierce

Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005) ... starring Terrance Howard and 50 Cent

6. Hustle and Flow (2005) ... starring Terrance Howard, Taraji P. Henson

Harsh Times (2005) ... starring Christian Bale

The Street King (2002) ... Mario Lopez

8 Mile (2002) ... starring Eminem


Blue Hill Avenue (2001) ... starring Allen Payne

Once in the Life (2000) ... based on a play, "Riff Raff", starring and Directed by Laurence Fishburne, also starring Gregory Hines, Eamonn Walker

Belly (1998) ... directed by Hype Williams, staring rapper Nas

Hurricane (1997) ... written and directed by Morgan Freeman, starring Edie Falco

Moll Flanders (1996) ... starring Robin Penn, Morgan Freeman, Stockard Channing

Fresh (1994) ... starring Giancarlo Esposito, Sean Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson

Menace II Society (1993) ... starring Larenz Tate, Samuel L. Jackson, Jada Pinkett Smith

Boys in the Hood (1991) ... directed by John Singleton, starring Morris Chestnut, Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne

New Jack City (1991) ... directed by Mario Van Peebles, starring Wesley Snipes, Allen Payne, Ice-T

Colors (1988) ... directed by Dennis Hopper, starring Sean Penn and Robert Duvall
Scarface (1983) ... starring Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer - remake of 1932 film

Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975) ... starring Rosalind Cash, Laurence Fishburne

West Side Story (1961) ... starring Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno

IMDb "Street Life" Title Tags:
Relationship = 85 + 55 + 21 + 26
Death = 75
Money = 73
Police = 66
Independent Films = 57
Violence = 57
Love = 55
Sex = 55
Guns = 54
Blood = 49
Based On A Novel = 38
Prostitution = 36
Drug Use = 34
Drunkeness = 33
Poverty = 32
Homelessness = 30
African American = 21
Urban Setting = 18


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