Become an IMDbPro Member Today

Get access to the leading information resource for the entertainment industry

Find Contacts & Representation

Showcase Yourself

Follow Industry Trends

Stay connected with contact details for over 300,000 industry professionals and companies

Manage your photos and the credits you're Known For on IMDbPro, IMDb and Amazon Video

Keep up to date with entertainment news and follow in-development titles not available on IMDb

Start your 30-Day free trial
Already a member?

Slam (1998)

R
100 min | Drama

Slam tells the story of Ray Joshua, an original, gifted young MC trapped in a war-zone housing project known as Dodge City. Unable to find a job, Ray copes with the despair and poverty of his neighborhood by using his wits and verbal ...See moreSlam tells the story of Ray Joshua, an original, gifted young MC trapped in a war-zone housing project known as Dodge City. Unable to find a job, Ray copes with the despair and poverty of his neighborhood by using his wits and verbal talent. Written by Offline Publicist See less
Director
Composer
Cinematographer
Trending & News
MOVIEmeter
Members only
News articles
Box Office
Budget
$1,000,000
Gross (US & Canada)
$1,009,819
Gross (World)
$1,009,819
See all box office data

Release date
Oct 7, 1998 (United States)

Contacts

Become a member to access contact information

Cast

+ Add Cast
33 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Saul Williams
Ray Joshua Ray Joshua   See fewer
Members only
Sonja Sohn
Lauren Bell Lauren Bell   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Lawrence Wilson
Big Mike Big Mike   See fewer
Members only
Beau Sia
Jimmy Huang Jimmy Huang   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Momolu Stewart
Bay (Jail Rapper) Bay (Jail Rapper)   See fewer
Members only
Ron Jones
Do Wop Cop Do Wop Cop   See fewer
Members only
Reamer Shedrick
Do Wop Cop Do Wop Cop   See fewer
Members only
Allan E. Lucas
Chief C.O. Chief C.O.   See fewer
Members only
Dominic Chianese Jr.
Officer Dom Officer Dom   See fewer
Members only
Jerome Goldman
Jail Class Poet 'Why' Jail Class Poet 'Why'   See fewer
Members only
DJ Renegade
Party Poet 'Diminuendo in Blue' Party Poet 'Diminuendo in Blue'   See fewer
Members only
Liza Jessie Peterson
Slam Poet 'Ice Cream' Slam Poet 'Ice Cream'   See fewer
Members only
Taylor Mali
Slam Poet 'Like' Slam Poet 'Like'   See fewer
Members only
Bob Holman
Slam M.C. Slam M.C.   See fewer
Members only
Rhozier Brown
Public Defender (as Rhozier T. Brown) Public Defender (as Rhozier T. Brown)   See fewer
Members only
Richard Stratton
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
Members only
Marion Barry Jr.
Judge (as Mayor Marion Barry Jr.) Judge (as Mayor Marion Barry Jr.)   See fewer
Members only
Weusi Baraka
Weed Buyer Weed Buyer   See fewer
Members only
Eddie Black
Dodge City Crew Dodge City Crew   See fewer
Members only
Harry Campbell
Dodge City Crew Dodge City Crew   See fewer
Members only
Robert Philson
Dodge City Crew Dodge City Crew   See fewer
Members only
Daniel M. Favors
Jail C.O. Jail C.O.   See fewer
Members only
Johnny Foye
Jail C.O. Jail C.O.   See fewer
Members only
Jesse Hicks
Command Center C.O. Command Center C.O.   See fewer
Members only
Carolyn Morris
Hallway C.O. Hallway C.O.   See fewer
Members only
Leonard Thompson Jr.
Bullpen Inmate (as Leonard A. Thompson Jr.) Bullpen Inmate (as Leonard A. Thompson Jr.)   See fewer
Members only
Todd Baker
Bullpen Inmate Bullpen Inmate   See fewer
Members only
Joseph A. Wilson
Poetry Class (as Joseph Wilson) Poetry Class (as Joseph Wilson)   See fewer
Members only
Talib Watson
Thug Life Crew Thug Life Crew   See fewer
Members only
Kevin Kennedy
Van Inmate Van Inmate   See fewer
Members only
Donnell Robinson
Van Inmate Van Inmate   See fewer
Members only
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.

MOVIEmeter

Members only

Become a member to access additional data

Ratings Breakdown

7.2 / 10 | 2,143 votes