Always Outnumbered Poster

Release Date: 1998

DVD Release Date: January 8th, 2002

R|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
Socrates Fortlow (Laurence Fishburne) has just finished a stint in prison and settles into a new life in Los Angeles. Determined to live on the straight and narrow, Socrates looks for work but finds himself competing with younger, stronger men for menial jobs. He befriends his elderly neighbor, Right Burke (Bill Cobbs), and tries to help Darryl (Daniel Williams), a young boy in danger of ending up in prison. Socrates also starts a relationship with Iula (Natalie Cole) that quickly turns serious.

Cast: Laurence Fishburne, Bill Cobbs, Natalie Cole, Laurie Metcalf, Bill Nunn, Cicely Tyson, Daniel Williams, Bridgid Coulter

Director: Michael Apted

Genres: Drama

Keywords: House, Friendship, Love interest, 1990s, Rise, Husband, Brooding, Wife, Los Angeles, Transformation, Engaging