Kill the Poor

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 2003
  • Running time: 85 min
Kill the Poor is director Alan Taylor's screen adaptation of a novel by Joel Rose. The film is set in Manhattan's Alphabet City in the early 1980s, when the neighborhood was a center of illegal drug activity. The film's title comes from the Dead Kennedys... read more

Kill the Poor is director Alan Taylor's screen adaptation of a novel by Joel Rose. The film is set in Manhattan's Alphabet City in the early 1980s, when the neighborhood was a center of illegal drug activity. The film's title comes from the Dead Kennedys song "Kill the Poor".

Original Release

03/09/2003

Cast

Directors

Alan Taylor

Writers

Joel Rose, Daniel Handler

Cast

Clara Bellar Annabelle Peltz
Heather Burns Scarlet
Jon Budinoff Segundo Dejesus
Paul Calderon Carlos DeJesus
Lawrence Gilliard Jr. Spike
Cliff Gorman Yakov
David Krumholtz Joe Peltz
Chuck Low Bruno
Maryfrances Careccia Rose
Chris Hutchison Joel
Julianna DeDonno Constance, Toddler
Annie Crean Constance, Six Months
Victor Pagan Attila
Otto Sanchez Negrito
Jaime Tirelli Beneficio
Ginger Taylor Constance, Newborn
Angel Santiago Friend of Segundo
Millie Tirelli Beneficia
Fisher Stevens Stuffed Shirt
Zak Orth Butch

Producers

Caroline Kaplan Executive Producer
Jonathan Sehring Executive Producer
John Sloss Executive Producer
Alexis Alexanian Producer
John Malkovich Producer
Gary Winick Producer
Ruth Charny Producer
Jonathan Shoemaker Producer
Lianne Halfon Producer
Russell Smith Producer

Editors

Malcolm Jamieson

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