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The Cross and the Switchblade 1970 123movies

The Cross and the Switchblade 1970 123movies

One man's desperation. Another man's hopeful journey.Jun. 01, 1970106 Min.
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#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – David Wilkerson is a relatively young parish priest in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania. With nominal funds, insufficient even to get a hotel room which forces him to sleep in his car, his church sends him to New York City to bring the word of God to the young men and youth of the Egyptian Kings, who are on trial for their violent gang activities. David hopes God will be their salvation. Although David is not allowed to get near the Egyptian Kings, his trip to the courthouse does garner much publicity. Because of that publicity, David meets a tough street youth named Little Bo, who offers to introduce David to the main gangs still out on the streets, namely the mixed white Mau Maus, and the predominantly black Bishops, who are fighting each other for territory. Who the gangs hate more than each other, however, are the authorities. David turns his attentions to the two gangs, and wants them to know that God loves them no matter who they are or what they do, and in doing so will guide them to make the right choices in life. He and his messages may be difficult to penetrate into the groups, but the general consensus is that if he can get through to Nicky Cruz, one of the leaders of the Mau Maus, he will be able to get through to anyone. But David hopes to get through to them all, at his own risk, especially as Nicky continually threatens him. Another that he sees who is especially in trouble is Rosa, Nicky’s “girl” who will do anything to get the money to get her two injection per day heroin fixes.
Plot: A film adaptation of a book written in 1963. It tells the true story of Wilkerson’s first five years in New York City, where he ministered to disillusioned youth, encouraging them to turn away from the drugs and gang violence they were involved with.
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The Cross and the Switchblade 1970 123movies 1 The Cross and the Switchblade 1970 123movies 26.1/10 Votes: 1,090
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The Cross and the Switchblade 1970 123movies 7 The Cross and the Switchblade 1970 123movies 26.8 Votes: 14 Popularity: 3.836

Reviews:

It’s a TRUE story
I find it hilarious how other people are commenting that the film is unrealistic. Try reading the book, guys! This film is based on a true story, and although minor parts have been changed, the story about David and Nicky is true.

Also, another IMDb user wrote in their comment that David refuses to take a severely stabbed Nicky to hospital unless he accept Christ. Maybe this person hasn’t seen the film, or their hate of Christianity was deluding them, but this does not happen in the film.

This film’s a picture of what a messed up life on drugs is truly like, and the solution is Christ. Take it or leave it, but bagging a film just because it’s Christian is just immature.

Review By: sauron256 Rating: 8 Date: 2005-02-04
Gang fights in New York…. Watch out for Pat Boone
What you may Learn from watching this film!!!

1. Cops should never try to stop gang fights. They just become new props for the taking.

2. Nice girls like to get high too…

3. To get info from a street kid in the South Bronx.. All you need are a pair of patent leathers.

4. If your name is Israel.. The Bible talks a lot about you..

5. Never expect someone to be happy to see you at 2am.

6. Never use the toilets at a drug dealer’s home. You may poop on his stash.

7. Gangs always set the ground rules when they rumble. “No zips.. I had a hell of a time removing that bullet last week.”

8. If you want to get a gang bangers attention during a revival meeting. Always have some hot chick sing “Bringing in the Sheaves”

9. It’s nice to see that Pat Boone can do something else besides singing Tiny Bubbles.

********** Personal Commentary ***************

This film was great when I was a kid. It made me want to get right with God. As I got older. I realized how funny this film could be.. Eric Estrada as Nicky Cruz was entertaining. He is so cheesy an actor and combines him with Pat Boone.. Oh man.. But I have to say.. seriously.. The story is good & needs to be told..

In closing.. All I can say is… “Where’s Jon, Ponch!” I give this film….. 6 moooos….

That’s my story & I’m sticking to it…

Mooby “For GODs sake, let the Moobster dance!” quote: N. Fisher

Review By: mooby1967 Rating: 6 Date: 2005-04-14

Other Information:

Original Title The Cross and the Switchblade
Release Date 1970-06-01
Release Year 1970

Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 46 min (106 min)
Budget 0
Revenue 0
Status Released
Rated GP
Genre Biography, Crime, Drama
Director Don Murray
Writer Don Murray, James Bonnet, Elizabeth Sherrill
Actors Pat Boone, Erik Estrada, Jacqueline Giroux
Country United States
Awards N/A
Production Company N/A
Website N/A


Technical Information:

Sound Mix Mono
Aspect Ratio 16:9 widescreen
Camera N/A
Laboratory N/A
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm

The Cross and the Switchblade 1970 123movies
The Cross and the Switchblade 1970 123movies
The Cross and the Switchblade 1970 123movies
Original title The Cross and the Switchblade
TMDb Rating 6.8 14 votes

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