Carlito's Way: Rise to Power Poster

Release Date: September 27th, 2005

DVD Release Date: September 27th, 2005

R|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
After serving time together in prison, three gangsters from different backgrounds -- Carlito (Jay Hernandez), Earl (Mario Van Peebles) and Rocco (Michael Kelly) -- join forces and take over the lucrative heroin trade in Harlem, N.Y. However, their partnership with a gangster (Burt Young) is threatened when Earl's hotheaded little brother, Reggie (Mtume Gant), disrespects the mobster's son and then kidnaps him. A ransom goes out on Reggie's head, and the friends are forced to choose sides.

Cast: Jay Hernandez, Mario Van Peebles, Luis Guzmán, Michael Kelly, Diddy , Giancarlo Esposito, Jaclyn DeSantis, Burt Young

Director: Michael Scott Bregman

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Pick-Up Prods.

Keywords: 1960s, Rise, Friend, Suspenseful, Prison, Brother

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