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Year
1978
Runtime
80 min.
Director
Charles Burnett
Genre
Drama
Rating *
7.4
Votes *
4,410
Checks
2,224
Favs
168
Dislikes
28
Favs/checks
7.6% (1:13)
Favs/dislikes
6:1
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  1. chryzsh's avatar

    chryzsh

    Man, I ain't poor. Look, I give away things to the Salvation Army; you can't give away nothin' to Salvation Army if you poor. 4 years 9 months ago
  2. gerryt's avatar

    gerryt

    And a very nice sountrack with lots of old blues 9 years 3 months ago
  3. -1flb2-'s avatar

    -1flb2-

    A great movie about the condition of the poor, and a man with a conscious trying to get ahead. Very realistic story line. Makes you want to be a vegetarian after watching it. 4 years ago
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  1. This movie ranks #12 in Slate's The Black Film Canon
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  2. This movie ranks #13 in Spike Lee's Essential List of Films for Filmmakers
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  3. This movie ranks #45 in BFI's 100 American Independent Films
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  4. This movie ranks #49 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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  5. This movie ranks #244 in Harvard's Suggested Film Viewing: Narrative Films
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  6. This movie ranks #258 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  7. This movie ranks #301 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  8. This movie ranks #306 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  9. This movie ranks #366 in Mark Cousins's The Story of Film: An Odyssey
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  10. This movie ranks #398 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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  11. This movie ranks #437 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  12. This movie ranks #478 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  13. This movie ranks #642 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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