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1,584 Ratings


Directed by Spike Lee
United States, 1995
Drama, Crime, Mystery


Strike, 19, is a small-time street drug dealer for Rodney Little, who wants Strike to kill a former dealer who stole from him. When the man turns up dead, Strike is suspected. But before homicide detective Rocco Klein has a chance to investigate, Strike’s brother, Victor, confesses to the crime.

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Clockers Directed by Spike Lee

Awards & Festivals

National Society of Film Critics Awards

1996 | 3rd place: Best Supporting Actor

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1996 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor

Critics reviews

Much of the crackling energy of “Clockers” comes from sparring between Spike and Rocco, who engage in a running duel that is the heart of the story.
September 13, 1995
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