The original theatrical poster for Ninth Street.
|Directed by||Tim Rebman|
|Produced by||Kevin Willmott|
|Written by||Kevin Willmott|
|Music by||Kriss Avery|
|Editing by||Mike Brandt|
|Distributed by||Ideal Enterprises|
|Running time||95 minutes|
The movie is rated R by the MPAA for language, a scene of sexuality and some violent content. Filmed in the USA, the movie was primarily released in English.
Set in 1968 Junction City, Kansas sometimes called "Jump City" reflect on the history of "East Ninth Street" during the 1940s when famous jazz musicians played the nightclubs. In 1968, the area has deteriorated into strip clubs and cheap bars where Vietnam War draftees from nearby Fort Riley stop and drink. People in the group include a drunk (Don Washington) who lost a leg in WWII, a taxi dispatcher (Isaac Hayes), a saloon owner (Queen Bey), and a crazy bag lady (Kaycee Moore). (Nadine Griffith) who is trying to get out of the business, but is forced to work by a malicious boy friend (Byron Myrick) and the fact that she has to provide for her baby. Martin Sheen also stars as a white preacher who likes the people in the area better than his own congregation.
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