Jeff Cole is a recent graduate of the Cincinnati police academy who dreams of working undercover. His wish is granted and through success is given the task of taking down state-wide crack ... See full summary »
Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
Tommy Brown and his friend Sincere are gangsters who have learned how to make a good living by dealing drugs and pulling armed robberies. Tommy and Sincere have been able to move out of the ghetto in Queens where they were raised and relocate to an upscale section of Manhattan; they would seem to have it made, but both realize that their lives are headed toward a dead end. Sincere begins getting in touch with his African roots and tries to convince his girlfriend Tionne that they should emigrate to the Motherland, while Tommy has a religious awakening and joins the Nation of Islam. Written by
Yo, did you not see that fucking red light, man?
Tommy 'Buns' Bundy:
Man, you think I give a fuck about a montherfucking red light? Faggot cops can't touch me. I'm out here smoking weed, speeding, all that, dawg. Fuck that. That's me. Untouchable.
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Despite any other negative reviews I truly enjoy this movie! The plot line
parallels Scarface very closely but is done in such a different way that the
movie has a feel of its own. The acting is excellent, and not just for
rappers. All the performances in the movie can hold their own without any
pretext. The plot in fast paced and intricate with twists, turns, ups and
downs. The language is graphic but not unrealistic for the type of
characters portraited. All in all this movie is entertaining from start to
finish and all of my friends that have watched it with me have enjoyed it
(even those that don't like rap at all).
8 out of 10
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