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Boogie Boy (1998)

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
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Hester
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Drug Dealer
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Larry Storey
Scott Sowers ...
Bulldog
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Marlene (as Karen Lee Sheperd)
Robert Bauer ...
Breeze
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Shonda Lee Bragg
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Gretchen
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T-Bone
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Jerk
Tommy Price ...
Rocket Brutes Band Member
Sean Koos ...
Rocket Brutes Band Member
Tony Bruno ...
Rocket Brutes Band Member
Brett R. Goetsch ...
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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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17 November 1998 (USA)  »

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Cocaine Blues - Ein tödlicher Deal  »

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Craig Hamann's friend and former co-worker at Video Archives, Roger Avary, acted as a "producer-in-name-only" on the film. He had no creative input or involvement; his name was only attached to help his friend get meetings with potential financiers. Later, the distributors used his name to advertise the film as coming from "the Academy Award winning writer of Pulp Fiction (1994)", thus tricking consumers into thinking the movie was 1) from Quentin Tarantino and 2) actually written by the writer of Pulp Fiction. Both Craig Hamann and Roger Avary were displeased about this. See more »

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Country Song (Guns N' Lightning)
Written by Timothy Gruse, Steve Kidwiler & Brady Sloan
Performed by Speed Buggy
Courtesy of Porterhouse 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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