Up Tight!
Up Tight! (1968)

Uptight is an updated remake of John Ford's The Informer (35). The Irish Republican rebels of the original are replaced by black activists, Dublin becomes the Cleveland ghetto, and "the troubles" of 1921 are transformed into… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 16, 2012
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

There's no backsliding, toward a conciliatory moderate conclusion. The passions and beliefs of black militants are presented head-on, with little in the way of comfort for white liberals.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It doesn't transfer well when changed from Irish revolutionists to black revolutionists.

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Intelligently directed tale of urban revolt starring some of the finest black actors of the 60s.

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