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Hoodlum (1997)

R 08/27/1997 (US) CrimeDrama 2h 10m

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 an invasion from a merciless mobster.

  1. Bill Duke


  2. Chris Brancato


Top Billed Cast

  1. Laurence Fishburne

    Laurence Fishburne

    Bumpy Johnson

  2. Tim Roth

    Tim Roth

    Dutch Schultz

  3. Vanessa Williams

    Vanessa Williams

    Francine Hughes (as Vanessa L. Williams)

  4. Andy García

    Andy García

    Lucky Luciano

  5. Cicely Tyson

    Cicely Tyson

    Stephanie St. Clair

  6. Chi McBride

    Chi McBride

    Illinois Gordon

  7. Clarence Williams III

    Clarence Williams III

    Bub Hewlett

  8. Richard Bradford

    Richard Bradford

    Captain Foley

  9. William Atherton

    William Atherton

    Thomas E. Dewey

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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $30,000,000.00

Revenue -


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