Hoodlum (1997) movie
Hoodlum (1997) movie
     

Hoodlum 1997

GENRES: crime, drama SUBGENRES: gangster film, period film, crime drama
DIRECTOR: Bill Duke STARRING: Laurence Fishburne, Tim Roth, Vanessa Williams
AWARDS: 7 nominations COUNTRY: USA RUNTIME: 130 minutes RATED: R
Black gangsters in 1930 Harlem fights Dutch Schultz who is trying to horn in on their numbers racket.

Synopsis

Power is measured in enemies.

In 1934, the second most lucrative business in New York City was running the numbers. When, Madam Queen, the powerful woman who runs the scam in Harlem, is arrested. Ellsworth Bumpy Johnson takes over the business and must resist against the invasion from merciless mobster Dutch Shultz.

Movie data

7 nominations

RELEASED:
1997.08.27
RUNTIME:
130 minutes
COUNTRY:
USA

Starring of Hoodlum

Laurence Fishburne, Tim Roth, Vanessa Williams

Genres

Gangster Film, Period Film, Crime Drama

GENRES:
THEME:
FLAGS:
adult situations, graphic violence, profanity
MPAA RATING:
R Mature Audiences - Ages 17+ Recommended

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