The film is a day in the life of a young artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat, who needs to raise money to reclaim the apartment from which he has been evicted. He wanders the downtown streets carrying a painting he hopes to sell, encountering friends, whose lives (and performances) we peek into.Downtown '81 featuring Jean-Michel Basquiat and Saul Williams is streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 2 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (1,213 votes).
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Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).
Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 1 other).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
Downtown '81 has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (1,213 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.