Classic Film ‘New Jack City’ Was Released In Theaters 30 Years Ago Today!

Written by on March 10, 2021

There are many films that rank as “hood classics”…and “New Jack City” is one of the best!! 30 years ago today, “New Jack City” was officially released in theaters and became an instant classic among fans—while making Wesley Snipes a star. Wesley Snipes completely embodied the signature role of Harlem drug kingpin Nino Brown, while Ice T played cop Scotty Appleton determined to take him down by any means necessary. Also, who could forget Chris Rock as crack fiend Pookie and Allen Payne as Nino’s right hand man, Gee Money. The film was filled with flashy fashion, quotable lines and a legendary soundtrack that is still in rotation of 90s music fans. Here’s to 30 years of one of the best films from an unforgettable era, Happy Anniversary “New Jack City!”


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