A man is sent to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop crime but his son has now followed the criminal path of his father.

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Bobby
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Ray Ray
Lexie Bigham ...
Bear (as Lexie D. Bigham)
Vincent Craig Dupree ...
Loco
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Carole
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Genie Lamp
Big Daddy Wayne ...
Henchman (as 'Big Daddy' Wayne)
Allan Hatcher ...
Baby Jimmie
Alvin Hatcher ...
Baby Jimmie
Baldwin C. Sykes ...
Ken Dog
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Girl in Club (as Rana Mack)
Diane Manzo ...
Undercover Cop
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Detective
Christian Coleman ...
Jimmie
Leonard Boyles ...
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A man is sent to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop crime but his son has now followed the criminal path of his father. Written by Volker Boehm

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A child's chance to escape anger and injustice begins with one man...His father.

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for gang violence, and for language and drug content | See all certifications »

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18 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Al Sur de Los Ángeles  »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,373,196 (USA)
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Trivia

Actor Glenn Plummer stated in an Interview that men have approached him saying that his speech at the end of the film caused them to get back into their own childrens lives. See more »

Quotes

Bobby: Jimmie... son... if you hit a man in his face, in time, his wounds will heal. And later on, you can apologize to that man. If you steal his goods, later on, you can return those goods, or you can repay him equal value. But if you kill... there is no later on. There's no way to repair it with that man. There's no way to make it right with him or his family. His life is gone forever. You never come back from that. Ray Ray... that boy you're holding is my son. My son. I told a man in prison that I...
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Referenced in Blood In, Blood Out (1993) See more »

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Fantastic Voyage
Written by Fred Alexander Jr. (as F. Alexander Jr.), Fred Lewis (as F. Lewis), Tiemeyer McCain (as T. McCain),
Marvin Craig (as M. Craig), Thomas Shelby (as T. Shelby), Stephen Shockley (as S. Shockley),
, Norman Beavers (as N. Beavers), Otis Stokes (as O. Stokes) and Mark Wood (as M.A. Wodd)
Performed by Lakeside
Courtesy of Solar Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Well intentioned but not brilliant!
12 April 2002 | by (Brasilia, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Well intentioned but not brilliant urban drama focused on the live of a young black gang member (Plummer) who goes to prison for ten years and, after been released, tries hard to protect his only son against the bad influence of his ex - partners in crime. The movie is predictable and although sometimes gripping, the overcome is clearly inferior when compared with other movies of the same genre. Anyway, Plummer and Dupree are good in their roles. I give this a 5 (five).


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