Wild Style

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Wild Style (1983, USA) is a Hip Hop cult film directed by Charlie Ahearn.


Main Details

  • Released in 1983
  • Color
  • Running Time: 82 Min
  • Distribution Co: Submarine Entertainment
  • Produced by Charlie Ahearn
  • Written by Charlie Ahearn
  • Starring Lee Quiñones, Sandra Fabara, Patti Astor, Fab 5 Freddy, Cold Crush Brothers, Rock, Steady Crew, Grandmaster Flash, Busy Bee, Grandmixer DST


Wild Style is a 1983 hip hop film produced by Charlie Ahearn. Released theatrically in 1983 by First Run Features and later re-released for home video by Rhino Home Video, it is regarded as the first hip hop motion picture. The film featured seminal figures within the given period, such as Fab Five Freddy, Lee Quiñones, Lady Pink, the Rock Steady Crew, The Cold Crush Brothers, Queen Lisa Lee of Zulu Nation, Grandmaster Flash and Zephyr. The protagonist "Zoro" is played by New York graffiti artist "Lee" George Quiñones. The year 2013 marked the 30th anniversary of the film and a Blu-ray edition was slated for release to include various interviews and additional features. (Wikipedia)

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