About

The Interrupters tells the moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters — former gang members who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once caused.

7.5
39
Directed by

Steve James

Written by

Alex Kotlowitz (Writer)

Runtime

125 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Every City Needs Its Heroes

Cast

Keywords

honor gang leader hero redemption saving lives intervention social work street crime

Lists

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