New Jack City

1991 will go down in movie history as the year African-American films finally came into their own. Buoyed by Spike Lee's success, studios and investors embraced young black male filmmakers, and the predominance of a paternalistic, condescending, white view of black life seems to be ebbing. Of course, not every young black filmmaker is Spike Lee. The year's...read more

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New Jack City - Official Trailer
01:54 — Powerful story of a big-time crack dealer who is targeted by two tough cops in Harlem. Violent but intelligently made!

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  • Released: 1991
  • Rating: R
  • Review: 1991 will go down in movie history as the year African-American films finally came into their own. Buoyed by Spike Lee's success, studios and investors embraced young black male filmmakers, and the predominance of a paternalistic, condescending, white view… (more)

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