Carlito's Way: Rise to Power

Release date:September 27, 2005

Studio:Rogue Pictures (Universal)

Director:Michael Bregman

MPAA Rating:R (for language, violence, sexual content and drug material)


Starring:Jay Hernandez, Mario Van Peebles, Luis Guzman, Sean Combs, Michael Kelly, Jaclyn Desantis

Genre:Thriller, Action

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Plot Summary:

From the producer of "Scarface" and "Carlito's Way," comes the action thriller "Carlito's Way: Rise To Power". This is the gripping tale of the early years of gangster legend Carlito Brigante. Seduced by the power of the brutal New York underworld, he enters a deadly circle of greed and retribution. Carlito, with his two brothers in crime, is on the fast track to becoming Spanish Harlem's ultimate kingpin, but quickly learns that the only way to survive at the top is through loyalty to his friends and respect for the rules of the street.