A ragtag group of teenagers run wild in the streets of the Bronx in the late 1970s.
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 Ezekiel 'Books' Figuero / ... (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Shaolin Fantastic (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Mylene Cruz (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Ra-Ra Kipling / ... (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Boo-Boo Kipling / ... (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Cadillac (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Francisco 'Papa Fuerte' Cruz (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Marcus 'Dizzee' Kipling / ... (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Yolanda Kipling (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Regina (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Mrs. Cruz (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Adult Books (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Pastor Ramon Cruz (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Grandmaster Flash (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Fat Annie (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
Alfred Pollo Perez ...
 Dancer (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Jackie Moreno (9 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Wanda (9 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Leon (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Mr. Gunns (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Little Wolf (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Napoleon (7 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Roy Asheton (7 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Lopez (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Adele Kipling (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Crash (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Ed Koch (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Daze (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Thor (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Winston Kipling (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Willie (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Silent Carlito (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Slim (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 DJ Kool Herc (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Angela / ... (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Halfback (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Doo-Wop / ... (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Shane Vincent (5 episodes, 2017)
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The Get Down focuses on 1970s New York City - broken down and beaten up, violent, cash strapped -- dying. Consigned to rubble, a rag-tag crew of South Bronx teenagers are nothings and nobodies with no one to shelter them - except each other, armed only with verbal games, improvised dance steps, some magic markers and spray cans. From Bronx tenements, to the SoHo art scene; from CBGBs to Studio 54 and even the glass towers of the just-built World Trade Center, The Get Down is a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to hip-hop, punk and disco -- told through the lives and music of the South Bronx kids who changed the city, and the world...forever. Written by Netflix

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Rule the world.

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Drama | Music | Musical

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12 August 2016 (USA)  »

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$120,000,000 (estimated)
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Exekiel Figuero's address (doesn't exist in reality) 400 Prospect Ave #16G, Bronx, NY 10455 See more »

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Perfect- exceeded my expectations
15 August 2016 | by (torino) – See all my reviews

Perfect, Perfect , Perfect depiction of the start of RAP in the bronx. Having, been younger in those days and leaving in the east coast. People like granmaster Flash, Kool Herc, etc.. They were the people you'd daydream about, without really knowing anything about them (pre-internet). Now, the way, the show goes on, it shows all these persona's as seen through the eyes-of fresh young dudes. Example-the way-Shaolin fantastic is represented-how they focus on his red pumas--and how the kids talk about him "His hands are samurai swords". This is the way, anybody who was there(youngins)-remember that time. Now, some people say It's not gritty (If you want gritty-see Sin HOMBRE), the whole point of rap, was that in was against violence- so, it actuality, this is the memory that will have stayed with the youth, more than the violence-the media loves to OFFICIALLY potray as a BRONX staple. Now, the director is Baz Luhrman, and man, did he potray the music in the most perfect way, the way he could parallelly show some rap group trying to rap, and and the same time a disco pre-queen singining. No, other director could have really showed the music so finely as Baz. If you want nitty -gritty streets-watch the Warriors. If you're genuinely interested in RAP the beginnings, before Gangster rappers. Then run and watch this.


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