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Rage in Harlem

The movie Rage in Harlem was based on the book Rage in Harlem.

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Movie details for Rage in Harlem

The movie was released in 1991 and directed by Bill Duke. Rage in Harlem was produced by Miramax. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com.

Actors on this movie include Forest Whitaker, Gregory Hines, Robin Givens, Zakes Mokae, Danny Glover, Badja Djola, John Toles-Bey, Tyler Collins, Ron Taylor (II), Samm-Art Williams, Stack Pierce, Willard E. Pugh, Helen Martin (II), Wendell Pierce, T.K. Carter, Leonard Jackson, Reynaldo Rey, Clebert Ford, John Seitz and Jack Beatty.

 

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Sultry Robin Givens (HEAD OF STATE) heats up the screen with Forest Whitaker (PHONE BOOTH), Gregory Hines (ONCE IN THE LIFE), and Danny Glover (THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS) in this cool, sexy thriller about a gangster's girlfriend and the trouble she stirs for t... Read More
Sultry Robin Givens (HEAD OF STATE) heats up the screen with Forest Whitaker (PHONE BOOTH), Gregory Hines (ONCE IN THE LIFE), and Danny Glover (THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS) in this cool, sexy thriller about a gangster's girlfriend and the trouble she stirs for the fellas in her life! When Imabelle (Givens) hits Harlem with a trunkload of stolen gold, she's on the run and looking for a place to hide. So when shy and naive Jackson (Whitaker) appears, Imabelle thinks she's met the perfect patsy ... but she forgets to protect her heart! As the chase again takes off and the intrigue mounts, you'll find that unexpected twists are all the rage in this stylish thriller!

Book details for Rage in Harlem

Rage in Harlem was written by Chester Himes. The book was published in 1987 by Vintage. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

 

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For the love of fine and wily Imabelle, hapless Jackson loses his life savings to a con man who knows the secret of turning ten-dollar bills into hundreds and steals from his boss, only to lose the stolen money at a crap table. Luckily for him, Jackson ha... Read More
For the love of fine and wily Imabelle, hapless Jackson loses his life savings to a con man who knows the secret of turning ten-dollar bills into hundreds and steals from his boss, only to lose the stolen money at a crap table. Luckily for him, Jackson has a savvy twin brother, Goldy, who, disguised as a Sister of Mercy, earns a living by selling tickets to Heaven in Harlem. Now for the big payback...