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Ragtime (1981)

PG 11/20/1981 (US) Drama 2h 35m

The passion, the violence, the birth of America's Gilded Age.


A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.

  1. Miloš Forman


  2. E. L. Doctorow


  3. Michael Weller


Top Billed Cast

  1. James Olson

    James Olson


  2. Elizabeth McGovern

    Elizabeth McGovern

    Evelyn Nesbit

  3. Howard Rollins

    Howard Rollins

    Coalhouse Walker Jr.

  4. James Cagney

    James Cagney

    Police Commissioner Rhinelander Waldo

  5. Moses Gunn

    Moses Gunn

    Booker T. Washington

  6. Brad Dourif

    Brad Dourif

    Younger Brother

  7. Kenneth McMillan

    Kenneth McMillan

    Willie Conklin

  8. Pat O’Brien

    Pat O’Brien


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Original Language English

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