Overview

A film adaptation of a book written in 1963. It tells the true story of Wilkerson's first five years in New York City, where he ministered to disillusioned youth, encouraging them to turn away from the drugs and gang violence they were involved with.

  1. Don Murray

    Director, Writer

  2. David Wilkerson

    Story

  3. James Bonnet

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Pat Boone

    Pat Boone

    David Wilkerson

  2. Erik Estrada

    Erik Estrada

    Nicky Cruz

  3. Jacqueline Giroux

    Jacqueline Giroux

    Rosa

  4. Don Blakely

    Don Blakely

    Abdullah

  5. Don Lamond

    Sergeant Delano

Full Cast & Crew

The Cross and the Switchblade
The Cross and the Switchblade

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 1, 1970
    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 46m

Budget -

Revenue -

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