Overview

A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created the Rebels, returns to Gary to be with his father and, with a little help from his friends, to destroy the Rebels his way.

  1. Larry Cohen

    Director

  2. Aubrey K. Rattan

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Fred Williamson

    Fred Williamson

    John Bookman

  2. Pam Grier

    Pam Grier

    Laurie Thompson

  3. Jim Brown

    Jim Brown

    Jake Trevor

  4. Paul Winfield

    Paul Winfield

    Reverend Dorsey

  5. Isabel Sanford

    Isabel Sanford

    Gracie Bookman

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 10, 1996
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 39m

Budget $4,800,000.00

Revenue $3,014,000.00

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