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Cornbread, Earl and Me

1974 Rated PG 1hr 35m

The unintentional shooting by police of a star basketball player (Keith Wilkes) has profound personal, political and community repercussions in this acclaimed adaptation of the novel Hog Butcher by Ronald Fair. The film marks Laurence Fishburne's screen debut. Also released under the title Hit the Open Man, this was one of the more thoughtful urban dramas produced at the height of the "blaxploitation" craze.

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Movie Details

Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1


French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.