Beat Street

Beat Street (1984)

Takin' The Beat To The Streets!

  • Genre: Drama, Music
  • Release Date: 1984-06-08
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 35 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 45min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Orion Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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An aspiring DJ, from the South Bronx, and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture.

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  • Guy Davis

    as Kenny Kirkland
  • Rae Dawn Chong

    as Tracy Carlson
  • Saundra Santiago

    as Carmen Cararro
  • Doug E. Fresh

    as Himself
  • Mary Alice

    as Cora
  • Shawn Elliott

    as Domingo
  • Duane Jones

    as Robert
  • Kadeem Hardison

    as High School Student (scenes deleted)
  • Jon Chardiet

    as Ramon
  • Leon W. Grant

    as Chollie
  • Robert Taylor

    as Lee Kirkland
Directing Stan Lathan Director
Writing Andrew Davis Screenplay
Production David V. Picker Producer
Production Michael Holman Producer
Art Dan Perri Title Designer
Editing Dov Hoenig Editor