Straight Out of Brooklyn Poster

Release Date: 1991

DVD Release Date: October 7th, 2003

R|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
When Dennis (Lawrence Gilliard Jr.), the oldest son of an impoverished family living in a Brooklyn housing project, decides to earn some quick money by robbing a drug dealer, he gets caught up in much more than he bargained for. The stolen briefcase is filled with thousands of dollars in cash. Despite his concern, Dennis intends to use the money to move his family into a better neighborhood. But things take a turn for the worse when the dealer and his henchmen track Dennis down.

Cast: George T. Odom, Ann D. Sanders, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Barbara Sanon, Reana E. Drummond, Matty Rich, Mark Malone

Director: Matty Rich

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Sacrifice, Pursuit, 1990s, Father, Son, Family, Revenge, Mother, Intense, Gritty