Straight Out Of Brooklyn

  • 1991
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

While STRAIGHT OUT OF BROOKLYN scrupulously avoids the glamorous violence that so often passes for black life in the movies, novice director Matty Rich hasn't replaced it with anything substantial. Dennis Brown (Lawrence Gilliard, Jr.) was raised in a brutal housing project in Brooklyn. His parents, Ray (George T. Odom) and Frankie (Ann D. Sanders), have...read more

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Straight Out Of Brooklyn - Official Trailer
02:06 — Account of the life of a black youth growing up in a housing project with an alcoholic father. Rich was still in his teens when he wrote and directed (more…)

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  • Released: 1991
  • Rating: R
  • Review: While STRAIGHT OUT OF BROOKLYN scrupulously avoids the glamorous violence that so often passes for black life in the movies, novice director Matty Rich hasn't replaced it with anything substantial. Dennis Brown (Lawrence Gilliard, Jr.) was raised in a br… (more)

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