Native Son

(1986)

Overview

In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.

  1. Jerrold Freedman

    Director

  2. Richard Wesley

    Screenplay

  3. Richard Wright

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Victor Love

    Victor Love

    Bigger Thomas

  2. Matt Dillon

    Matt Dillon

    Jan

  3. Elizabeth McGovern

    Elizabeth McGovern

    Mary Dalton

  4. Geraldine Page

    Geraldine Page

    Peggy

  5. Oprah Winfrey

    Oprah Winfrey

    Mrs. Thomas

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Native Son

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 24, 1986
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue $1,301,121.00

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