Summer Of Sam

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  142 min.
Release Date: July 2, 1999

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Cast: John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Robert Evans, Bebe Neuwirth, Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito, Anthony LaPaglia, Patti LuPone, Michael Rispoli


Spike Lee’s back with this film that follows a group of New York-area youths as they live their lives against the backdrop of a rash of killings that gripped the area in 1976 and 1977. The brutal serial killings were eventually pinned on The Son of Sam (a.k.a. David Berkowitz) played here by John Leguizamo.

Director: Spike Lee
Studio: Disney
Producer(s): Spike Lee, John Kilik
Screenplay: Victor Colicchio, Michael Imperioli, Spike Lee
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