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A powerful, fact-based drama set against the backdrop of the Watts riots of 1965. An aspiring black journalist, Bob Richardson, works as a messenger for the Los Angeles Times. After tensions flare in Watts, violence breaks out and Richardson gets a shot a… View More
Genres Drama
Director Kevin Hooks
Starring Blair Underwood, Cicely Tyson, James Earl Jones, Margaret Avery View More
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Movie Summary

A powerful, fact-based drama set against the backdrop of the Watts riots of 1965. An aspiring black journalist, Bob Richardson, works as a messenger for the Los Angeles Times. After tensions flare in Watts, violence breaks out and Richardson gets a shot at the big time, reporting on the events and demanding change in the Civil Rights Movement.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama
Director Kevin Hooks
Starring Blair Underwood, Cicely Tyson, James Earl Jones, Margaret Avery, David Strathairn, Glenn Plummer, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Paris Vaughan, Harold Pruett
Studio Name Warner Bros.
Release Date 1990
VUDU Release Date 08/20/2012
Rating About Ratings
Running Time 91 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Full Frame, Dolby Digital

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