Hoodlum (1997)

Power is measured in enemies.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 1997-08-27
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 48 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 10min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: United Artists
  • Production Country: United States of America
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In 1934, the second most lucrative business in New York City was running "the numbers". When, Madam Queen, the powerful woman who runs the scam in Harlem, is arrested. Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson takes over the business and must resist against the invasion from merciless mobster Dutch Shultz.

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Directing Bill Duke Director
Writing Chris Brancato Screenplay
Sound Elmer Bernstein Original Music Composer
Camera Frank Tidy Director of Photography
Editing Harry Keramidas Editor