Rated R
Box Office: $2.6 Million


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Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play "Lysistrata" by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.

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PRINCIPAL CAST:   Nick Cannon, Teyonah Parris, Anya Engel-Adams, Wesley Snipes, Angela Bassett, Michelle Mitchenor, Samuel L. Jackson, La La Anthony, Jennifer Hudson, David Patrick Kelly, Ebony Joy, Felicia Pearson

DIRECTOR:   Spike Lee

WRITER:   Kevin Willmott, Spike Lee

BOX OFFICE   $2.6 Million

GENRE   Drama/Comedy

RATING   Rated R strong sexual content including dialogue, nudity, language, some violence and drug use

RUN TIME   93 Minutes

STUDIO   Roadside Attractions