A Raisin in the Sun Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 1311

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 34

Theatrical Release Date: 05/29/1961

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 09/25/2018

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Daniel Petrie

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

Plot: 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 - wrote on 08/14/2010

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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