Straight Up Movie Review 1990

Information and Film Reviews for Straight Up the Movie

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A musical f/x-ridden attempts to warn MTV-era children about drugs, but visual gimmicks often overwhelm the message. Gossett sings nicely as a cosmic sage of abstinence, who cautions a boy against substance abuse. The smartest segment lambasts cigarette and alcohol ads.


Rhino Entertainment, 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., 2nd Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90025-8300, Phone: (310)474-4778, Email:, URL:

Available on VHS
Running time 75 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Teen Angst, Drug Use & Abuse, On the Rocks
Chad Allen, Louis Gossett
Rhino Video

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