Native Son

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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. Richard Wright

    Writer

  2. Richard Wesley

    Screenplay

  3. Jerrold Freedman

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. VL

    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

  6. Akosua Busia

    Akosua Busia

    Bessie

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Movie Data

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue $1,301,121.00

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Release Information

  • December 24, 1986
    PG, Theatrical

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