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A Raisin in the Sun (1961)

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128 min | Drama

A substantial insurance payment could mean either financial salvation or personal ruin for a poor black family.
Writer
Lorraine Hansberry (play) (screenplay)
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Release date
Mar 29, 1961 (United States)

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Sidney Poitier
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Claudia McNeil
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Ruby Dee
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Diana Sands
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Ivan Dixon
Asagai Asagai   See fewer
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John Fiedler
Mark Lindner Mark Lindner   See fewer
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Louis Gossett Jr.
George Murchison (as Louis Gossett) George Murchison (as Louis Gossett)   See fewer
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Steven Perry
Travis Younger (as Stephen Perry) Travis Younger (as Stephen Perry)   See fewer
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Louis Terrel
Herman Herman   See fewer
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Roy Glenn
Willie Harris Willie Harris   See fewer
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George DeNormand
Employer (uncredited) Employer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas D. Jones
Chauffeur (uncredited) Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rudolph Monroe
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Stubbs
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Susskind
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Bob Sweeney
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Ratings Breakdown

8 / 10 | 6,538 votes