Before hood films such as Boyz n the Hood and Menace II Society came along in the 90's, there was Colors. Directed by the late Dennis Hopper, Colors stars Academy Award winners Sean Penn, known for films such as Mystic River, Milk, and Fast Times at Ridgemont High; and Robert Duvall, who's known for roles such as Boo Radley in To Kill a Mockingbird film adaption and Tom Hagen in The Godfather Part I & II, and Maria Conchita Alonso, of Moscow on the Hudson and The Running Man. It is very violent.As usual, you can find the basics at The Other Wiki and at IMDB.
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