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Back in the Day (2005)

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In BACK IN THE DAY, Reggie Cooper, a young man from the rough side of the tracks who lives with his divorced, affluent father in order to avoid the gang activity that almost claimed his ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Morton ... Reverend Packer
Ja Rule ... Reggie
Norman Grant Norman Grant ... Doctor
Ving Rhames ... J-Bone
Tia Carrere ... Loot
Lahmard J. Tate ... Jamal (as Lahmard Tate)
Peter Somech Peter Somech ... Philip The Vendor
Giancarlo Esposito ... Benson Cooper
Badja Djola ... Grant Brown
Pam Grier ... Mrs. Cooper
Davetta Sherwood Davetta Sherwood ... Tosha Cooper
Stephen Kough Stephen Kough ... Vincent Cooper
Erika Michels Erika Michels ... Maria Patillo - Reporter (as Erika Michels Brown)
Frank Langella ... Lieutenant Hudson
Jamie Harper Jamie Harper ... Jamal's Girl (as Jamie Harper)
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In BACK IN THE DAY, Reggie Cooper, a young man from the rough side of the tracks who lives with his divorced, affluent father in order to avoid the gang activity that almost claimed his teenage life in his mother's neighborhood. When Reggie reconnects with a recently paroled friend from his past, he slips back into a life of crime with fatal consequences. Reggie becomes involved in the murder of a local preacher and in the aftermath of this crime, he falls in love with the preacher's daughter. Ultimately, he must choose between losing everything he cares about and his lifelong loyalty to his oldest friend. BACK IN THE DAY chronicles the powerful story of one man's search for personal redemption. Written by Devil-666

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hood | gang | murder | evil man | criminal | See All (5) »

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Sometimes it's hard to tell your friends from your enemies See more »


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Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 2005 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

A Dura Realidade See more »

Filming Locations:

Puerto Rico

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$5,500,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color (FotoKem)

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1.78 : 1
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Final film of Badja Djola. See more »

Quotes

Reggie: [to his mom] You can't even put food on the table!
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30 January 2007 | by johngamefreakSee all my reviews

back in the day i watched this movie twice it wasn't very good the acting was pretty poor they just seem to grunt at each other there is no real communication between the characters although its not what i would call i low budget movie its i don't know just seems kinda i mean what I'm saying in comparison to other gangsta movies this is bottom of the pile check out eastsidaz or hustle and flow instead one thing positive i will say about this movie is the ending which kinda made me think about my own life and the difference between right and wrong this is my 1st review of a movie hope it has made sense to people i will try harder next time lol peace


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