R | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.
Though he is not mentioned or credited, Vic Mensa has a cameo in the movie as the rapper rapping along with Nick Cannon's character Chi-Raq at the beginning of the movie. Vic Mensa is a rapper from Chicago, where the movie takes place.
Father Mike Corridan:
Guns have become part of America's wardrobe.
At the end when the peace signing ceremony is being conducted all the parties involved are on one side of the signing table which is in front of them between the seats of the amphitheater with all the visible seats empty.
$1,198,356 (USA) (6 December 2015)
$2,647,377 (USA) (24 January 2016)