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New Jersey Drive (1995)

R | | Crime, Drama | 19 April 1995 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Nick Gomez

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shar-Ron Corley ... Jason Petty (as Sharron Corley)
Gabriel Casseus ... Midget
Saul Stein ... Roscoe
Gwen McGee ... Rene Petty
Andre Moore Andre Moore ... Ritchie
Donald Faison ... Tiny Dime (as Donald Adeosun Faison)
Conrad Meertins Jr. Conrad Meertins Jr. ... P-Nut
Devin Eggleston Devin Eggleston ... Jamal
Koran C. Thomas Koran C. Thomas ... Ronnie
Michele Morgan Michele Morgan ... Coreen
Samantha Brown Samantha Brown ... Jackie Petty
Christine Baranski ... Prosecutor
Robert Jason Jackson Robert Jason Jackson ... Lionel Gentry
Roscoe Orman ... Judge
Heavy D ... Bo-Kane (as Dwight Errington Myers)
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Storyline

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.

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mafia de New Jersey See more »

Filming Locations:

Brooklyn, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,565,508
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

When P-Nut an Tiny Dime steal the black Honda the boom mic and a crew member are reflected on the drivers side door. See more »

Quotes

Midget: You know I did, motherfucker.
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Connections

Referenced in A Century of Black Cinema (2003) See more »

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Where Am I?
Written by Redman (as R. Noble)
Produced by Redman (as Reggie Noble) for Funky Noble Productions
Performed by Redman
Courtesy of RAL/Island Records
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The most entertaining `Growing up in the hood movie` ever made!
30 October 2003 | by kd4knSee all my reviews

This film is explosive!Probably the most entertaining `Growing up in the hood movie` ever.Its made very realistic and has a brutal story of survival and police brutality against juvenile offenders.You never get board because there's something going on every time,from start to finish,and the sound track makes it even better.Its like a documentary of juvenile delinquency,mostly car thefts,and life in the toughest black suburbs in New Jersey.

Based on reality,true in every way!


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