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A Rage in Harlem (1991)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 3 May 1991 (USA)
A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A ... See full summary »

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A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A pudgy momma's boy becomes the object of her affections and the unlikely hero of the tale. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence, sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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A Rage in Harlem - La reine des pommes  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)

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$10,438,504 (USA)
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Bill Duke was given the directorial assignment because of his experience helming several episodes of Hill Street Blues (1981). See more »

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The movie is set in the 1950's but if you look out of the train window in the last scene you'll see 1990's cars. See more »

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Goldy: Did you hear what they said? There's gold in Harlem!
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Follows Come Back Charleston Blue (1972) See more »

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Hard to keep a straight face, or food down...
28 June 2003 | by (Shawnee, OK, USA) – See all my reviews

Watching this movie, I was reminded of Harlem Nights constantly. But, whereas the other is meant to be funny, I fear that 'Rage' is 5 stars short of being a good drama. I hate to spoil anything for the fortunate viewer that has yet to see the movie, but to avoid a sour stomach, pass on this one. I can only think of a few war movies that had more killings than this did. And with the 'can't-catch-my-breath' action (at times senseless), the movie-goer may just hyper-ventilate themselves to sleep.


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