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Native Son

24th December 1986
1h 51m
Jerrold Freedman

Native Son is a 1986 Drama film released on 24th December; Jerrold Freedman directed the film which stars Matt Dillon, Ving Rhames, and Lane Smith. The film was a box office failure, making a loss of $698,879 on its budget.


In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.

Genres & Themes

Cast (16)

Matt Dillon's profile Matt Dillon
Age at Filming ≈ 21
Ving Rhames's profile Ving Rhames
Age at Filming ≈ 26
Lane Smith's profile Lane Smith
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Art Evans's profile Art Evans
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Elizabeth McGovern's profile Elizabeth McGovern
Age at Filming ≈ 24
David Rasche's profile David Rasche
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Oprah Winfrey's profile Oprah Winfrey
Age at Filming ≈ 31
George D. Wallace's profile George D. Wallace
Age at Filming ≈ 68
Carroll Baker's profile Carroll Baker
Age at Filming ≈ 54
Chuck Hicks's profile Chuck Hicks
Age at Filming ≈ 58
John McMartin's profile John McMartin
Age at Filming ≈ 56
Geraldine Page's profile Geraldine Page
Age at Filming ≈ 61
John Karlen's profile John Karlen
Age at Filming ≈ 52
Willard E. Pugh's profile Willard E. Pugh
Age at Filming ≈ 26
Victor Love
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Akosua Busia
Age at Filming ≈ 19

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Production Companies

American Playhouse Cinétudes Films

Native Son FAQ

When was Native Son released?

Native Son was released 37 years ago, on Wednesday December 24th, 1986.

How much did Native Son cost to make?

The budget was $2,000,000.

How much money did Native Son make?

The worldwide revenue was $1,301,121.

Is Native Son on Netflix?

No, Native Son is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Native Son on Amazon Prime?

No, Native Son is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Native Son on Disney Plus?

No, Native Son is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States