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Boogie Boy (1998)

R  |   |  Crime, Thriller  |  17 November 1998 (USA)
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A man who has just been released from prison vows to start a new life, but is put to the test when an old cellmate appears.

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Jesse Page is an ex-convict whom wants to go straight, but has problems with his former cell mate Larry whom wants Jesse's help with his friends for a drug deal. But when the deal goes sour and the thugs whom try to rip them off end up getting killed, Jesse and the others are forced to flee. Jesse and Larry hide out in an dilapidated motel in the California desert where Jesse decides on a change by going to Detroit to join a band he played at. But with Larry tagging along, brings up more complications, as well as the eccentric motel owner Edsel and his crazed ex-stripper wife Hester, while the drug dealers slowly begin to close in on all of them. Written by Anonymous

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Cross the line... ...pay the price.

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Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong drug content, violence and language | See all certifications »
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Cocaine Blues - Ein tödlicher Deal  »

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The original title of the film was "Lucky Boy", after Mark Dacascos' character. The producers changed the title after shooting without the director's approval, because they thought it would sell better. See more »

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Why Are You Unkind
Written by Anders Parker
Performed by Varnaline
Courtesy of Zero Hour Records
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Intriguing
19 December 1998 | by (Wisconsin, USA) – See all my reviews

Dacascos is one of my favorite actors, and he did a great job as a reformed drug dealer. Boogie Boy was an interesting movie that delved into the world of drug dealing and the horrible reality that it is. It had interesting characters, intense fight scenes and a couple of cool plot twists.


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