New Jack City


1h 40m 1991

Brief Synopsis

A battle between a merciless drug lord and a street smart cop.

Film Details

Also Known As
La fortaleza del vicio, New Jack City: A Gangue Brutal
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Action
Crime
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Rosa Howell-Thornhill
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Bronx, New York, USA; Harlem, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

A battle between a merciless drug lord and a street smart cop.

Crew

Ellen Barrie Aaronson

Assistant Production Coordinator

G. A. Aguilar

Stunts

Danny Aiello Iii

Stunts

Michael Alatriste

Production

Kimberly Allen

Production Associate

Bill Anagnos

Stunts

Jill E Anderson

Wardrobe

Robert M Andres

Key Grip

Martin Andrews

Rigging Gaffer

T Armstrong

Song

Marlene Arvan

Assistant Director

Bub Asman

Sound Editor

Wade Bartlett

Assistant Editor

Brandon Bates

Assistant

David Lamont Batiste

Stunts

Bernard Belle

Song

Charles C Bennett

Production Designer

George Bergeron

Assistant

James Bigwood

Associate Producer

Joseph Brim

Song

Laura Brock

Art Director

Suzanne Broderick

Associate Producer

Stanley Brown

Song

Paul Bucossi

Stunts

Terry Burke

Foley

Wilfred Caban

Special Effects Coordinator

Luther Campbell

Song

Darrell Carey

Stunts

Parnes Cartwright

Location Manager

Al Cerullo

Helicopter Pilot

Larry M. Cherry

Hair Stylist

Ted Churchill

Steadicam Operator

Myra-lee Cohen

Assistant Camera Operator

Michel Colombier

Music

Francis Connolly Jr.

Other

Barry Michael Cooper

Screenplay

Mark Croll

Assistant Director

Patrick Cyccone Jr.

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Stephen Danow

Special Thanks To

Douglas Davis

Song

H Randall Davis

Song

Phillipa Davis

Other

Valerie Desalvo

Electrician

Robert Deschane

Adr Mixer

Ed Dessisso

Assistant Director

Lyle Dickey

Craft Service

R W Dixon

Location Coordinator

Danny Dod

Stunts

Norman Douglass

Stunts

Andy Duppin

Stunts

Eazy-e

Song

Roy Farfel

Stunts

Robert Fitzgerald

Sound Editor

Randy Fletcher

Production

Barry Ford

Consultant

Fab Five Freddy

Associate Producer

Kenneth Gamble

Song

Keith Gardner

Boom Operator

Johnny Gill

Song Performer

Jeffrey L Glave

Scenic Artist

Pat Golden

Casting

Bruce Lee Gross

On-Set Dresser

Tom Grunke

Photography

Lance William Guecia

Stunts

Jeff Gullo

Assistant Editor

Aaron Hall

Song

Diane Hammond

Makeup Artist

Barbara J Hause

Wardrobe Supervisor

Robert G Henderson

Sound Editor

Ed Hershberger

Camera Operator

Don Hewitt

Stunts

Jery Hewitt

Stunt Coordinator

Roberta Holinko

Art Department Coordinator

Patricia Holmes

Production Auditor

Preston L. Holmes

Coproducer

Preston L. Holmes

Unit Production Manager

Charles Houston

Gaffer

Rosa Howell-thornhill

Cable Operator

Leon Huff

Song

Valerie Hughes

Production

T Hutchinson

Song

Gregory Irwin

Assistant Camera Operator

Anthony Jackson

Song

George Jackson

Producer

George Jackson

Music Supervisor

T Jacobs

Song

William Jennings

Dga Trainee

Bernard Johnson

Costume Designer

Tina Johnson

Assistant

Beulah Jones-black

Assistant

Janice Kambara

Production

Steven Kemper

Editor

Francis Kenny

Director Of Photography

Francis Kenny

Dp/Cinematographer

Steve Kirshoff

Special Effects Supervisor

Eric Barry Klein

Other

Eileen Mack Knight

Casting

Thomas Kudlek

Dolly Grip

K C Ladson

Assistant Property Master

Jacek Laskus

Dp/Cinematographer

Jacek Laskus

Director Of Photography

Queen Latifah

Song Performer

Mike Le Mare

Sound Editor

David Lomax

Stunts

Janet Lonsdale

Production Auditor

Jalil Lynch

Stunts

M.c. Ren

Song

Danny Madden

Song Performer

Danny Madden

Song

Henry Madsen

Stunts

T Marie

Song

Darrin Martin

Assistant Sound Editor

Barbra Matis

Art Director

John Mccabe

Casting

M Mccray

Song

Doug Mchenry

Music Supervisor

Doug Mchenry

Producer

Carl Mcintosh

Song

Ronnie Mitchell

Assistant Director

Octavio Molina

Property Master

Alan Robert Murray

Sound Editor

Jane E Myers

Wardrobe Supervisor

John C Newby

Camera Operator

K Nicholas

Song

Elaine O'donnell

Set Decorator

Nadja Ofuatey-kodjoe

Craft Service

Brent Owens

Production Supervisor

Jayme S Parker

Sound Editor

Don Picard

Stunts

Roni Wheeler Poole

Production

Traci Proctor

Craft Service

Kia B Puriefoy

Production

Lillian Pyles

Production Coordinator

Aaron F. Quarles

Hair Stylist

Randy Ran

Song

Joseph Ray

Assistant Director

Lise Richardson

Music Editor

Dawn Riley

Other

Teddy Riley

Song

Paul Roach

Assistant

Cornelia Rogan

Script Supervisor

Mark D Ross

Song

J Saddler

Song

Raymond Samitz

Construction Coordinator

Elliot Santiago

Stunts

Philip Schnelwar

Consultant

Robert L Sephton

Sound Editor

Rachel Shaw

Assistant Sound Editor

Janelle Showalta

Assistant Sound Editor

R Smith

Song

Bruce Smolanoff

Stunts

John Sosenko

Camera Operator

Jonathan Stein

Construction

Frank Stettner

Sound Mixer

Kevin Stitt

Assistant Editor

Kevin Stitt

Editing

Karola Storr

Sound Editor

Al B Sure!

Song

Monica Swann

Casting

Keith Sweat

Song Performer

Keith Sweat

Song

Douy Swofford

Titles

R Terry

Song

Robert M Thirlwell

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Max Van Peebles

Casting Associate

Paul Wachter

Dolly Grip

Dan Wallin

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Ricky Walters

Song

Brooke H Ward

Assistant Sound Editor

Jeff Ward

Stunts

Amery Ware

Song

Joel Warren

Photography

Ray Watson

Color Timer

Laura West

Assistant Property Master

James Whalen

Transportation Captain

Martin Whitfield

Production

Christopher Williams

Song Performer

Dwight Williams

Assistant Director

Dwight Williams

Associate Producer

Ellie Winslow

Makeup Assistant

Little Stevie Wonder

Song

Chris Wong Won

Song

Bobby Wooten

Song

Thomas Lee Wright

Screenplay

Thomas Lee Wright

Story By

Thomas Lee Wright

From Story

Thomas Zafian

Video Playback

Carl Zittrer

Music Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
La fortaleza del vicio, New Jack City: A Gangue Brutal
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Action
Crime
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Rosa Howell-Thornhill
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Bronx, New York, USA; Harlem, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring March 8, 1991

Re-released in United States September 6, 1991

Released in United States on Video August 7, 1991

Released in United States January 1991

Released in United States June 1991

Released in United States July 1991

Shown at Filmfest Munich (International Program) June 1991.

Shown at International Taormina Film Festival July 21-28, 1991.

Directorial debut for actor Mario Van Peebles.

Completed shooting June 6, 1990.

Began shooting April 16, 1990.

Actor-screenwriter Kurt Anthony filed a $40,000,000 lawsuit June 17, 1991 in New York Supreme Court, charging that Wesley Snipes and the producers of "New Jack City" stole the idea for the film from "Innocent Blood," a screenplay Anthony had earlier submitted to Snipes.

Released in United States Spring March 8, 1991

Re-released in United States September 6, 1991 (Public Theater; New York City)

Released in United States on Video August 7, 1991

Released in United States January 1991 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival Park City, Utah January 17-27, 1991.)

Released in United States June 1991 (Shown at Filmfest Munich (International Program) June 1991.)

Released in United States July 1991 (Shown at International Taormina Film Festival July 21-28, 1991.)