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  • Light It Up (1999)
  • R
    99 min | Drama, Thriller
Light It Up (1999)
R
99 min | Drama, Thriller

A group of teens are bent on improving the run-down conditions of their high-school.
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Director
Writer
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Robi Reed (as Robi Reed-Humes)
Production Designer
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Release date
Nov 10, 1999 (United States)

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Cast

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65 cast members
Name Known for
Usher
Lester Dewitt (as Usher Raymond) Lester Dewitt (as Usher Raymond)   See fewer
Forest Whitaker
Officer Dante Jackson Officer Dante Jackson   See fewer
Rosario Dawson
Stephanie Williams Stephanie Williams   See fewer
Robert Ri'chard
Zacharias 'Ziggy' Malone Zacharias 'Ziggy' Malone   See fewer
Judd Nelson
Ken Knowles Ken Knowles   See fewer
Fredro Starr
Rodney J. Templeton Rodney J. Templeton   See fewer
Sara Gilbert
Lynn Sabatini Lynn Sabatini   See fewer
Clifton Collins Jr.
Robert 'Rivers' Tremont Robert 'Rivers' Tremont   See fewer
Glynn Turman
Principal Allan Armstrong Principal Allan Armstrong   See fewer
Vic Polizos
Capt. Monroe Capt. Monroe   See fewer
Vanessa Williams
Audrey McDonald (as Vanessa L. Williams) Audrey McDonald (as Vanessa L. Williams)   See fewer
Gaddiel Otero
Arturo Orosco Arturo Orosco   See fewer
Frank Dominelli
Sgt. Tortino Sgt. Tortino   See fewer
Reggie Theus
Intel. Officer #1 Intel. Officer #1   See fewer
Jennifer Say Gan
Intel. Officer #2 Intel. Officer #2   See fewer
Kevyn Morrow
Boy (Gangbanger) (as Kevin Morrow) Boy (Gangbanger) (as Kevin Morrow)   See fewer
Kevin R. Kelly
O'Connor (Security Guard) (as Kevin Robert Kelly) O'Connor (Security Guard) (as Kevin Robert Kelly)   See fewer
LaTaunya Bounds
Bridget Bridget   See fewer
Erica Hubbard
Girl One (Bathroom) Girl One (Bathroom)   See fewer
Melissa Gonzalez
Girl Two (Bathroom) Girl Two (Bathroom)   See fewer
Patrick Nugent
Police Officer Kelly Police Officer Kelly   See fewer
Sharif Atkins
Gunman Gunman   See fewer
Steve Key
Rookie Cop (as Stephen R. Key) Rookie Cop (as Stephen R. Key)   See fewer
Eric Aviles
Vernon Vernon   See fewer
Shawn Isom
Straggler #1 Straggler #1   See fewer
Deborah J. Crable
WPIX Anchor WPIX Anchor   See fewer
Amy Landecker
Reporter #2 Reporter #2   See fewer
Rengin Altay
NY Post Reporter #3 NY Post Reporter #3   See fewer
Sam Samuelson
NY Post Reporter #4 NY Post Reporter #4   See fewer
Rhomeyn Johnson
SWAT Spotter SWAT Spotter   See fewer
Llou Johnson
Radio DJ Radio DJ   See fewer
Daren Flam
Cop (Shooting at kids) Cop (Shooting at kids)   See fewer
Erick Esteban
Armondo (as Erick Garcia) Armondo (as Erick Garcia)   See fewer
Olumiji Olawumi
Student Council Secretary (as Olumiji Aina Olawumi) Student Council Secretary (as Olumiji Aina Olawumi)   See fewer
Dan De Casual
Mr. Miller Mr. Miller   See fewer
Liza Cruzat
MTV Employee MTV Employee   See fewer
Sabrina Dames Crutchfield
BET Reporter BET Reporter   See fewer
Charles Brougham
Team Leader Team Leader   See fewer
Eddie J. Fernandez
Tactical Cop #2 (Shooter) (as Eddie Fernandez) Tactical Cop #2 (Shooter) (as Eddie Fernandez)   See fewer
Donna Hanover
Fox News Anchor Fox News Anchor   See fewer
Tara Hickey
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
Darlene Komar
Principal Armstrong's Secretary Principal Armstrong's Secretary   See fewer
Velma Austin
Lester's Mom (as Velma Austin Massey) Lester's Mom (as Velma Austin Massey)   See fewer
Bob Minor
Lester's Dad (as Robert Minor) Lester's Dad (as Robert Minor)   See fewer
Marvin Nelson
SWAT Team Member SWAT Team Member   See fewer
Eriq F. Prince
Security Officer Security Officer   See fewer
Gary Anthony Ramsay
News Anchor #1 News Anchor #1   See fewer
Dale Rivera
Security Guard (Bob) Security Guard (Bob)   See fewer
Sue Simmons
WNBC Anchor WNBC Anchor   See fewer
Adam Gifford
Cop #2 (as Adam G.) Cop #2 (as Adam G.)   See fewer
Michael Carrillo
Dj kilo - student Dj kilo - student   See fewer
Rick Johnson
Sniper Sniper   See fewer
David Michael Fordham
Knowles Kid (uncredited) Knowles Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
Angie Grace
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
Artel Great
Shakur (uncredited) Shakur (uncredited)   See fewer
Julius Gregory
Security Guard (uncredited) Security Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Trae Ireland
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
Krystale Marie
Cheerleader (uncredited) Cheerleader (uncredited)   See fewer
Maureen Mendoza
Student-Marissa (uncredited) Student-Marissa (uncredited)   See fewer
Mellonie Mendoza
Knowles Kid (uncredited) Knowles Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
Christian Picciolini
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Pierre-Louis
Ford (uncredited) Ford (uncredited)   See fewer
Stacey Tom
Knowles Kid (uncredited) Knowles Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
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