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Beat Street (1984)

PG
105 min | Drama, Music

An aspiring DJ, from the South Bronx, and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture.
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Steven Hager (story) (as Steve Hager) | Andrew Davis (screenplay) (as Andy Davis) | David Gilbert (screenplay) | Paul Golding (screenplay)
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$9,500,000
Opening weekend
$5,218,040
Gross (US & Canada)
$16,595,791
Gross (World)
$16,595,791
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Jun 8, 1984 (United States)

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6.5 / 10 | 3,179 votes