The Man

The Man

"It took an accident to make this man President of the United States. What they do to him now won't be an accident."
  • G
  • 1972
  • 1 hr 33 min
  • 7.0  (313)

This 1972 action film takes place in a high-crime New York neighborhood. The gangs which plague the local residents are getting more brazen with their crimes, snatching purses in daylight and kidnapping local people for ransom. The neighborhood is under discussion to be bulldozed in order to solve the violence problem endemic to its streets. A local man who was wrongly imprisoned due to a death during a brawl twenty years earlier arrives, and he is displeased with the condition of his neighborhood. The Man, as his neighbors call him, then organizes the local residents to fight back against crime.

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Description
This 1972 action film takes place in a high-crime New York neighborhood. The gangs which plague the local residents are getting more brazen with their crimes, snatching purses in daylight and kidnapping local people for ransom. The neighborhood is under discussion to be bulldozed in order to solve the violence problem endemic to its streets. A local man who was wrongly imprisoned due to a death during a brawl twenty years earlier arrives, and he is displeased with the condition of his neighborhood. The Man, as his neighbors call him, then organizes the local residents to fight back against crime.
  • Release Date
    1972
  • MPAA Rating
    G
  • Runtime
    1 hr 33 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (313)