Hoodlum

1997, Movie, R, 142 mins

Hoodlum
This period gangster picture attempts to do for 1930s Harlem and real-life numbers impresario Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson (Laurence Fishburne) what the GODFATHER trilogy did for the Mafia, but director Bill Duke undermines it at every turn, shifting tone from morality tale to comedy to straight-out action. Newly released from Sing Sing, Bumpy heads right back into business with Harlem numbers queen Stephanie St. Clair (Cicely Tyson), who's trapped in a turf war with the ruthless Dutch Schultz (Tim Roth). Bumpy's conflict resolution strategy: Declare full-scale war on Schultz and his minions. The escalating battle of attrition reveals the brutality and fundamental ...
Released: 1997 Rated: R Length: 142 mins

Are You Watching?

Hoodlum
Loading ...

Where To Watch

Hoodlum
ONLINE
Where Price
iTunes$9.99
Amazon Instant Video$2.99
Amazon Instant Video$9.99
ON TV
Where When
Loading..
ON DEMAND
Where Availability
Availability dates vary by video service provider. Please check your On Demand menu.
ON DVD
Where Price
NetflixSubscription
Netflix$$$
Amazon$6.48

Hoodlum Clips & Interviews view all

Hoodlum: 5/10/2008

more Hoodlum videos

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular