Original Gangstas 28 years old

The original bad boys are stepping up in '96!

Original Gangstas

A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created the Rebels, returns to Gary to be with his father and, with a little help from his friends, to destroy the Rebels his way.


Original Gangstas Cast

Name Character
Robert Förster He was 18, 41 years old when he died as Detective Slatten
Charles Napier He was 60, 75 years old when he died as Mayor
Fred Williamson He was 58, now 86 years old as John Bookman
Wings Hauser He was 48, now 76 years old as Michael Casey
Pam Grier She was 46, now 75 years old as Laurie Thompson
Paul Winfield He was 56, 64 years old when he died as Reverend Dorsey
Richard Roundtree He was 53, now 81 years old as Slick
Christopher B. Duncan He was 26, now 54 years old as Spyro
Ron O'Neal He was 58, 66 years old when he died as Bubba
Frank Pesce as Detective Waits
Eddie Bo Smith, Jr. as Damien
Jim Brown He was 60, now 88 years old as Jake Trevor
Dawn Stern She was 30, now 58 years old as Princess
Godfrey as Marcus
Isabel Sanford She was 78, 86 years old when she died as Gracie Bookman

Original Gangstas Crew

Name Department
Peter B. Ellis as Editor. Editing
Craig Campobasso as Casting. Production
Vladimir Horunzhy as Co-Producer. He was 46 (now 74) years old Production
Vladimir Horunzhy as Music. He was 46 (now 74) years old Sound
Carlos González as Director of Photography. Camera
Bob Shelley as Special Effects. Crew
Larry Cohen as Director. He was 54 (77) years old when He died Directing
Aaron Holden as Set Decoration. Art
Elayne Barbara Ceder as Production Design. She was 49 (now 77) years old Art
David Kern as Editor. Editing
Bob Minor as Stunt Coordinator. He was 52 (now 80) years old Crew
Aubrey K. Rattan as Writer. Writing
Original Gangstas poster
Original Gangstas (28 years)

The original bad boys are stepping up in '96!

  • Release day: Friday, May 10, 1996
  • Runtime: 99 minutes
  • Budget: 4800000.00
  • Revenue: 3014000.00