The Panic in Needle Park

A stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in Needle Park in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story between Bobby, a young addict and small-time hustler, and Helen, a homeless girl who finds in her relationship with Bobby the stability she craves.

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg Nancy Hopton
Genres: Drama, Romance,
Production Company: Didion-Dunne, gadd productions corp., 20th Century Fox,

The Panic in Needle Park - God help Bobby and Helen, they're in love in Needle Park - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 01-06-1971
  • Runtime: 110 Minutes
  • Popularity: 14.77
  • Vote Count: 285
  • IMDB Rating: 6.8
  • Budget: USD 1,645,000
  • Revenue: USD 0
  • Region: United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: N/A

Photo Name Department
Herman Buchman-Costume & Make-Up Herman Buchman Costume & Make-Up (Makeup Artist)
Dick Vorisek-Sound Dick Vorisek Sound (Sound Re-Recording Mixer)
Joseph M. Caracciolo-Art Joseph M. Caracciolo Art (Property Master)
Roger M. Rothstein-Production Roger M. Rothstein Production (Associate Producer)
Adam Holender-Camera Adam Holender Camera (Director of Photography)
Phil Naso-Costume & Make-Up Phil Naso Costume & Make-Up (Hairstylist)
Joan Didion-Writing Joan Didion Writing (Screenplay)
John Gregory Dunne-Writing John Gregory Dunne Writing (Screenplay)
Evan A. Lottman-Editing Evan A. Lottman Editing (Editor)
Jerry Schatzberg-Directing Jerry Schatzberg Directing (Director)

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