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Kings of the Evening [DVD] [2007]

  • SKU: 18823613
  • Release Date: 10/19/2010
  • Rating: PG

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2 out of 2)

    Special Features

    • The making of kote featurette
    • Theatrical trailer
    • Deleted scenes
    • Sneak previews
    • Director & cast commentary track
    • The art of kote featurette


    Kings of the Evening
    This independently produced drama from director Andrew P. Jones travels back to the Great Depression of the 1930s. It tells the sad saga of Homer Hobbs (Tyson Beckford), a young African-American man who wraps up a two-year jail sentence and returns home to his dead-end small town with a complete lack of prospects. Instinctively, Homer develops a rapport and begins to stick together with four other people roughly in the same boat as he is: Clarence (Glynn Turman), a zero who longs to be someone significant; Gracie (Lynn Whitfield), a down-and-out boarding-house owner who harbors a shocking secret; Benny (Reginald T. Dorsey), a street hustler who plans to relocate to sunny Florida and start afresh; and Lucy (Linara Washington), a woman whose scandalous past threatens to destroy the lives of those around her. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Tyson Beckford
      Tyson Beckford - Homer Hobbs
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      Linara Washington - Lucy Waters
    • Glynn Turman
      Glynn Turman - Clarence
    • Lynn Whitfield
      Lynn Whitfield - Gracie
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      Reginald T. Dorsey - Benny Potter

    Customer rating

    Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 2 reviews

    would recommend to a friend

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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Wonderful, heartwarming film!


      I saw this film during its limited run (which was very sad, since it was such a good movie). It's a depression-era picture with a great storyline and wonderful actors, most notably Emmy Award winners, Glynn Turman and Lynn Whitfield, and supermodel turned actor, Tyson Beckford. I wish it had had a broader release; it had such a positive message about hope and possibilities.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      50s style


      It was just a great movie! Just love the early 50s style movie

      I would recommend this to a friend

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