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New Jersey Drive (1995)

R | | Crime, Drama | 19 April 1995 (USA)
Jason and Midget are two young, black teenagers living in Newark,New Jersey, the unofficial car theft capital of the world. Their favourite pastime is that of everybody in their ... See full summary »

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Jason Petty (as Sharron Corley)
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Midget
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Roscoe
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Rene Petty
Andre Moore ...
Ritchie
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Tiny Dime (as Donald Adeosun Faison)
Conrad Meertins Jr. ...
P-Nut
Devin Eggleston ...
Jamal
Koran C. Thomas ...
Ronnie
Michele Morgan ...
Coreen
Samantha Brown ...
Jackie Petty
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Robert Jason Jackson ...
Lionel Gentry
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Judge
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Bo-Kane (as Dwight Errington Myers)
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Jason and Midget are two young, black teenagers living in Newark,New Jersey, the unofficial car theft capital of the world. Their favourite pastime is that of everybody in their neighbourhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts when they steal a police car and the cops launch a violent offensive that involves beating and even shooting suspects. Written by Robert Zeithammel <zeit@cip.physik.uni-muenchen.de>

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The only things that matters is the ride.

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for pervasive strong language and some violence, drugs and drinking | See all certifications »

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19 April 1995 (USA)  »

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Mafia de New Jersey  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$3,565,508 (USA)
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Trivia

A lot of the cast also appeared in the TV show New York Undercover. See more »

Goofs

In one scene, the Manhattan skyline can be seen, making it obvious the scene was shot in Brooklyn, not Newark. See more »

Quotes

Bo-Kane: Yeah, bounce, motherfucker. Bounce or get bounced, punk.
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Referenced in Century of Black Cinema (2003) See more »

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Do What You Want
Written by A. Wilson. M. Baril, T. Cox, B. Osbourne, P. Brown and R. Robert
Produced by Mike "Nice" Baril
Performed by Blak Panta
Courtesy of H.N.I.C. Entertainment Group
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Best True-to-Life Movie, even still..
12 December 2002 | by (Poconos, Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

Being from eastern PA, right on the border of Northern New Jersey, I still get a feeling like this was a documentary more so than a movie. I have friends from New York and New Jersey and this film represents the kind of lifestyle that "still" exists today in lower income area's outside of the "Big City" lifestyle. If you have not seen this movie and ever wondered what REALLY goes on in the urban jungle, check this movie out. No really big name actors, its as if they just pulled these guys off the street and said act, which adds to the realism of the movie, the performances are FANTASTIC none the less! SEE THIS FILM!


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