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Caught Up (1998)

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She caught his eye. He was caught off guard. Now Daryl Allen is caught in the line of fire. After six years behind bars, a reformed street hood(Bokeem Woodbine) puts down his gun and ... See full summary »

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Jerome
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Jake
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Billy Grimm (as Joseph Lindsey)
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Larry
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Kool Kitty Kat (as Snoop Doggy Dogg)
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Strap (as Marcus Johnson)
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Mayor Skrote
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She caught his eye. He was caught off guard. Now Daryl Allen is caught in the line of fire. After six years behind bars, a reformed street hood(Bokeem Woodbine) puts down his gun and struggles to go legit. But when a beautiful, mysterious young woman gets him involved with a bag of stolen diamonds, corrupt cops and a Jamaican mobster, his dreams for an honest future are shattered by a hail of gunfire. Snoop Doggy Dogg and LL Cool J cameo in this gritty action-thriller, from the producers of "Menace II Society" and "Tales from the Hood". Written by Artisan Entertainment

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This game has only two rules. Do or die.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »
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27 February 1998 (USA)  »

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The Real  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,422,631, 1 March 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,724,217, 26 April 1998
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Final film to be released by Live Entertainment before the company changed its name to Artisan Entertainment. See more »

Quotes

Daryl Allen: I ain't goin' out like no punk
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References The Terminator (1984) See more »

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R.U. Still Down
Performed by Somethin' for the People
Produced and Performed by Somethin' for the People for Nothin' Personal Productions, Inc.
Written by Somethin' for the People
Published by Junkie Funk Music (BMI)
Somethin' For The People appear courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
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Bad luck and poor choices
19 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is got to be one of the most confusing urban thrillers I have ever seen. A young man did a five year bid after being involved in a bank robbery thanks to his coke-head buddy. Daryl plans were to open a nightclub and had a major set back that sent him to prison because of the bank robbery. But when he got out he hooks up with a fortune teller that maybe change his life around. Though whenever they were together someone was out to kill him. Daryl played by Bokeem Woodbine had only wanted to get his life together so he can get back into his son's life and presume to open a nightclub. Through all the mayhem in the movie he still achieve his goal. Not a bad ending for a hood movie without the star dying.


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