Hoodlum (1997)

Power is measured in enemies.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 1997-08-27
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 180 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 an invasion from a merciless mobster.

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    Directing Bill Duke Director
    Writing Chris Brancato Screenplay
    Camera Frank Tidy Director of Photography
    Editing Harry Keramidas Editor
    Sound Elmer Bernstein Original Music Composer
    Costume & Make-Up Klexius Kolby Makeup Artist
    Production Frank Mancuso Jr. Producer
    Production Charles C. Bennett Production Designer
    Production Amanda Mackey Casting
    Production Cathy Sandrich Gelfond Casting
    Production Bill Duke Executive Producer
    Production Laurence Fishburne Executive Producer
    Production Helen Sugland Executive Producer
    Production Paul Eckstein Co-Producer
    Production Chris Brancato Co-Producer
    Production Vikki Williams Line Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Richard Bruno Costume Designer
    Production Frank Bodo Unit Production Manager
    Directing Tyrone L. Mason First Assistant Director
    Directing Anthony Mason Second Assistant Director
    Crew Otis Sallid Choreographer
    Art Gary Baugh Art Direction
    Art Maria Nay Set Decoration
    Camera Frank Miller Camera Operator
    Camera Greg Bubb Steadicam Operator
    Camera Richard Sobin Second Assistant Camera
    Camera Michael P. Weinstein Still Photographer
    Crew John Pingry Loader
    Directing Renate Schneuer Script Supervisor
    Production Deb K. Oyer Production Coordinator
    Production Lysa Moser Accountant
    Directing Aiman Ahmad Humaideh Second Second Assistant Director
    Lighting Gene Crededio Chief Lighting Technician
    Lighting Anthony J. Lullo Lighting Technician
    Production Demetra Diamantopoulos Location Manager
    Costume & Make-Up Stacye P. Branche Key Makeup Artist
    Production Melissa A. Clark Associate Producer
    Production Ron Stacker Thompson Associate Producer
    Art Charles C. Bennett Production Design
    Art Travis Busenbark Set Decoration
    Directing Otis Sallid Second Unit Director
    Camera Donald Carlson First Assistant Camera
    Crew Russell Towery Stunts