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Jason (Corley) has dreams of life outside the mean streets of Newark, but he jeopardizes his future by stealing cars and joyriding around the neighborhood with his friends. Unblinking realism, provided by credible actors (especially Corley, a former gang member), dialogue, and filming in the projects of Brooklyn and Queens, is neutralized by stereotypical characters (especially the lily-white, sadistically brutal cops) and lack of a sympathetic point of view. Loosely based on a series of articles by Michel Mariott, a reporter for the "New York Times."

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Available on Running time 98 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Urban Drama, African America, Grand Theft Auto, Rogue Cops, Teen Angst, Hip-Hop/Rap, New Jersey, Adapted from an Article
Nick Gomez, Michel Marriott
Sharron Corley, Gabriel Casseus, Saul Stein, Andre Moore, Donald Adeosun Faison, Conrad Meertin, Deven Eggleston, Gwen McGee, Koran C. Thomas, Samantha Brown, Christine Baranski, Robert Jason Jackson, Roscoe Orman, Dwight Errington Myers, Gary DeWitt Marshall
Adam Kimmel
Nick Gomez
Wendy Blackstone
Larry Meistrich, Bob Gosse, Spike Lee, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, Shooting Gallery, Gramercy Pictures

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New Jersey Drive
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New Jersey Drive a movie based off of articles from the “New York Times” written by Michel Mariott. The movie released in 1995, with a run time of 98 minutes. Sharron Corley plays Jason Petty and Gabriel Casseus plays Midget. Jason and Midget live in Newark, New Jersey. Their hobby lately seems to be stealing cars and joyriding with their friends. Jason would like to see his life go somewhere outside of Newark, but will it? Trouble starts to happen after they steal a police car. Now the cops are on a search to find who stole the car. In search, the cops will do anything to their suspects. That involves beating and even shooting anyone they believe to be a suspect.