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Light It Up (1999)

R
99 min | Drama, Thriller

A group of teens is bent on improving the run-down conditions of their high-school.
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Robi Reed (as Robi Reed-Humes)
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$ 13,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 2,408,613
Gross (USA)
$ 5,985,690
Gross (World)
$ 5,985,690
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Release date
Nov 10, 1999 (United States)

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Usher Raymond
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Forest Whitaker
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Rosario Dawson
Stephanie Williams Stephanie Williams   See fewer
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Ken Knowles Ken Knowles   See fewer
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Rodney J. Templeton Rodney J. Templeton   See fewer
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Sara Gilbert
Lynn Sabatini Lynn Sabatini   See fewer
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Clifton Collins Jr.
Robert 'Rivers' Tremont Robert 'Rivers' Tremont   See fewer
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Glynn Turman
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Vanessa Williams
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Frank Dominelli
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Patrick Nugent
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6 / 10 | 3,305 votes