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A Raisin in the Sun (1961) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

1453

Avg. Rating:

2.98/4

# of Ratings:

33

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

PG

Language:

English

Theater Date:

05/29/1961

Director:

Daniel Petrie

Actors:

Sidney Poitier
Ruby Dee
Louis Gossett Jr.
Claudia McNeil
Diana Sands
John Fiedler

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

The patriarch of an African-American family in the middle of the twentieth century dies and leaves ten thousand dollars in life insurance to his family. What they do with it is both tragic and inspirational. -- sapien

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sapien 08/14/2010 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3/4 

I thought, at times, it was a bit melodramatic. But, I suppose that's to be expected from a movie that was originally a play. Other than that though, it was an excellent movie. Now, I wanna see P. Diddy's remake! lol.

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