Always Outnumbered


1h 50m 1998

Brief Synopsis

A modern urban fable that tells the story of Socrates Fortlow, a tough ex-convict who is determined to understand and challenge the violence and anarchy in his world and in himself. Like his historical namesake, Socrates' brooding inner strength and mentoring powers profoundly affect the lives of th

Film Details

Also Known As
Socrates
MPAA Rating
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Associated Production Music; Axium International; Capitol Music Group; Cinelease, Inc.; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office; Hbo Entertainment; Hollywood Digital; J L Fisher Inc; J.L. Fisher, Inc.; Mary Nelson-Duerrstein & Associates; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Todd-Ao
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

A modern urban fable that tells the story of Socrates Fortlow, a tough ex-convict who is determined to understand and challenge the violence and anarchy in his world and in himself. Like his historical namesake, Socrates' brooding inner strength and mentoring powers profoundly affect the lives of those he touches on the mean streets of Los Angeles, including his best friend Right Burke, neighborhood youth Darryl and Iula, the owner of Iula's Grill.

Crew

Kevin Aiello

Caterer

Thomas J Altobello

Assistant Property Master

John Armstrong

Transportation Coordinator

Judy Arthur

Publicity

Rick Ash

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Mark Ashley

Camera

John Bailey

Director Of Photography

Al Barnum

Assistant

Brian Bennett

Stunts

Judith Blume

Post-Production Supervisor

Susan J. Bonno-buckner

Accounting Assistant

John Brace

Casting

Benita Brazier

Script Supervisor

Skot Bright

Executive In Charge Of Production (For Palomar Pictures)

Jaki Brown-karman

Casting Consultant

James E Bruce

Post-Production Assistant

David Burnett

Chief Lighting Technician

Ashley Burnham

Art Assistant

Keith Brian Burns

Production Designer

Colin Callender

Executive In Charge Of Production (Hbo Nyc)

Marcus Canty

Post-Production Accountant

Paul Caven

Other

Clovis Chambaret

On-Set Dresser

Joan Chamberlain

Adr

Jim Chesney

Transportation Coordinator

Melanie Chretin

On-Set Dresser

Henry Christian

Other

Eric E Coinburgh

Other

Bill Colino

Grip

Eugene Collier

Stunts

Michael Dane Cortes

Other

Michelle Crenshaw

Camera Assistant

Monica Dearmond-berkowitz

Production Assistant

Frank Doelger

Executive In Charge Of Production (Hbo Nyc)

Jeffrey Downer

Unit Production Manager

Jeffrey Downer

Co-Producer

Elliot Durant

Production

Joe Earle

Sound Effects Editor

Yusef G Edmonds

Assistant Camera Operator

Kathy Edwards

Production Accountant

David Egerstrom

Camera

Warren Eig

Dolly Grip

Joshua M T Elliot

Assistant

Peter R. Estes

Auditor

Jeannine Fenton

On-Set Dresser

Laurence Fishburne

Executive Producer

Regan Forman

Casting Associate

Thomas W Fox

Sound Department

Heather Lee Fraker

Makeup Artist

Michael Franti

Music

Douglas Gagan

Props

Matthew J Garden

Grip

Anthony Gaudio

Other

Zaid C Gayle

Art Department Coordinator

Kelli Gillam

Accounting Assistant

Don Givens

Foley Recordist

Niles Goodsite

Assistant Director

Hope Goodwin

Assistant Director

Bob Gorelick

Steadicam Operator

Marilyn Graf

Foley Mixer

Robert Greene

Photography

Rob J Greenlea

Key Grip

James S Griffin

Assistant Director

Kevin Halloran

Location Manager

Jason Hansen

Special Effects

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Lois Harris

Assistant

Phil Hetos

Color Timer

Ellen Heuer

Foley Artist

Dennis M Hill

Other

Sandra Hodge

Assistant

Joseph Hodges

Set Designer

Rodney Holmes

Production Assistant

Joe Huard

Other

Barbara Issak

Dialogue Editor

Kevin Lamont Jackson

Stunts

Robert Janiger

Sound Mixer

James Jensen

Props

Nicholas C John

Other

Ken Junod

Props

Bruce Kasson

On-Set Dresser

Michael Kehde

Craft Service

Erma Kent

Hair Stylist

Jonathan Ker

Producer (Palomar Pictures)

Betty Kim

Production

Jeanney Kim

Associate Producer

George Koblasa

Camera Operator

Klexius Kolby

Makeup Artist

Robert Kropel

Props

Nancy Lesser

Publicity

Linda Lowy

Casting

Anne-marie Mackay

Producer

Ernesto Martinez

Costumes

Rick Mcbee

Props

Helen Mccusker

Associate Producer

Thomas J. Mcgowan

Other

Anne-marie Mckay

Producer (Palomar Pictures)

Brian Mcmillan

Animal Trainer

David Melhase

Adr Editor

Robin Melhvish

Steadicam Operator

Ileane Meltzer

Costume Designer

Richard A Mention

Assistant Camera Operator

Jeffrey Thomas Moore

Production Assistant

Walter Mosley

Screenwriter

Walter Mosley

Executive Producer

Walter Mosley

From Book Of Short Stories ("Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned")

Michael Moyer

Gaffer

Jack L. Murray

Production Supervisor

Rosalyn Myles

Production Assistant

Dalia Sara Nissim

Accounting Assistant

Phill Norman

Titles

Eric A Norris

Sound Effects Editor

Susan Nowak

Publicity

Tonya Owens

Publicity

Raymond Perosi

Dolly Grip

Linda Perry

Grip

Manny Perry

Stunt Coordinator

Tessa Posnansky

Set Decorator

Jalon Raney

Stunts

Page Rosenberg-marvin

Production Coordinator

Brian Ruberg

Adr Mixer

Tomas Sallvin

Props

Adam Sawelson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

George W Scott

Boom Operator

Rick Shaine

Editor

Chris Sheridan

Camera Assistant

Alexa Shushan

Other

Rick Shuster

Stunts

Steven J Smally

Production

Christina Smith

Makeup Artist

Jack Spangler

Costume Supervisor

John H Strahm

Assistant Location Manager

Richard Taylor

Sound Editor

Bonnie Thielen

Other

Richard Turner

Camera Operator

Chris Ubick

Property Master

Michael W Volz

Other

Justin Walker

Other

Nichelle Walker

Set Production Assistant

Barbara Warren

Costumes

Dixie Webster

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Mike Wells

Construction Coordinator

Tim Y Wetzel

Props

Carrie White

Assistant

Joshua Winget

Music Editor

Lucyna Wojciechowski

Assistant Editor

Laurel Wolowic

Assistant Production Coordinator

Tim Wonsik

Costumes

Carl Young

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
Socrates
MPAA Rating
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Associated Production Music; Axium International; Capitol Music Group; Cinelease, Inc.; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office; Hbo Entertainment; Hollywood Digital; J L Fisher Inc; J.L. Fisher, Inc.; Mary Nelson-Duerrstein & Associates; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Todd-Ao
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video October 20, 1998

Aired in United States March 21, 1998

Previous title: "Socrates."

Completed shooting early November 1997.

Began shooting late September 1997.