Big Shots

Big Shots

Director: Robert Mandel Cast: Ricky Busker, Darius McCrary, Robert Joy


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Consumed by grief when his father is felled by a heart attack, 11-year-old Obie (Ricky Busker) runs away from his white, upper-class surroundings. He ends up in a particularly dismal Chicago ghetto neighborhood where, after enduring a beating administered by gang members, he is befriended by streetwise black youth Jeremy "Scam" Henderson (Darius McCrary). The two become partners in crime, leading to a deadly situation involving a pair of professional hit men. Just when it seems things can't get any worse, they do. Robert Prosky co-stars as a slimy pawnbroker.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/24/2012
UPC: 0883316508022
Original Release: 1987
Rating: PG-13
Source: Warner Archives
Region Code: 0
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 24,498

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ricky Busker Obie
Darius McCrary Jeremy "Scam" Henderson
Robert Joy Dickie
Robert Prosky Keegan, Pawnbroker
Jerzy Skolimowski Doc
Paul Winfield Johnnie Red
Hutton Cobb Bible Salesman
Frank G. Rice Counselor
Brynn Thayer Obie's Mom
Jim Antonio Uncle Harry
Andrea Bebel Alley
Joe Seneca Ferryman
Beah Richards Miss Hanks, Hotel Manager
Olivia Cole Mrs. Newton
Mitch Beasley Duane Henderson
Pauline Brailsford Science Teacher
Cedric Young Ghetto Bartender
Timothy Scott Smiley
Elise Langan The Waitress
Sephus Booker Policeman
Wilbert Bradley Social Service Man
Bernard Chestleigh Social Service Man
Ron Dean 2nd Policeman
Tim Halligan 3rd Policeman
Jeffrey Harris Teen #1
Shirley Spiegler-Jacobs Social Service Woman
Oscar Jordan One of the Guys
Michael Krawic Street Person
Lorraine Matthews Social Service Woman
Maria McCrary Bank Teller
Sherry Narens Teacher
Antoine Roshell Teen #2
Dick Sollenberger Doctor
James Spinks Bank Guard
Michael Stoyanov Teen #3
Ken White Sheriff
Hank Underwood Bartender
Ellen Geer Bar Waitress
Janet MacLachlan Welfare Worker
Richard Caine 4th Policeman
Bill Hudson Dad
Jack Orend Asst. Bank manager
Dave Adams Deputy
David Dunard Louisiana Cop

Technical Credits
Robert Mandel Director
William M. Anderson Editor
Gary Baugh Set Decoration/Design
Bruce Broughton Score Composer
Richard Bruno Costumes/Costume Designer
Frank Carrisosa Makeup
Joe Eszterhas Screenwriter
Andy Evans Special Effects
George Flemming Songwriter
Billy Gale Songwriter
Michael J. Gross Producer
James M. Halty Stunts
James Hooker Songwriter
Sheldon Kahn Editor
Dorothy La Bostrie Songwriter
Joe Lubin Songwriter
William Malley Production Designer
Joe Medjuck Producer
Miroslav Ondrícek Cinematographer
Richard Penniman Songwriter
Charles R. Pierce Set Decoration/Design
Bill Randall Sound/Sound Designer
Ivan Reitman Executive Producer
Bob Shelley Special Effects
Spike Silver Stunts
Wally Sxhwartz Makeup
Bundy Trinz Set Decoration/Design
Dennis Virkler Editor
Steve Winwood Songwriter

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