Street Smart | 1987

Drama, Crime
A journalist in desparate need of a hot story, makes one up about a New York street pimp. Subsequently the toast of the town, he learns that his fictional character fits the description of an actual pimp who is accused ...more
Director: Jerry Schatzberg
Writers: David S Freeman
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 6 wins & 2 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Jonathan Fisher

Actor

... Fast Black

Actor

... Punchy

Actor

... Alison Parker

Actor

... Leonard Pike

Actor

... Ted Avery

Actor

... Harriet

Actor

... Joel Davis

Actor

... Reggie

Actor

... Art Sheffield

Actor

... Darlene

Actor

... Yvonne

Actor

Company

A & R Recording, Inc.

Production Company

Bausch & Lomb, Inc.

Production Company

Cannon Films, Inc.

Production Company

First Quebec Corporation

Production Company

Optical House Inc

Production Company

Synopsis

A journalist in desparate need of a hot story, makes one up about a New York street pimp. Subsequently the toast of the town, he learns that his fictional character fits the description of an actual pimp who is accused of murder. The journalist gets pulled into the pimp's world while being pressured by the legal authorities to divulge what he knows about the pimp--specifically, where he was the night of the murder.

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