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

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Opening Weekend:

$2,422,631 (USA) (27 February 1998)

Gross:

$6,724,217 (USA) (24 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 »

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Daryl Allen: I ain't goin' out like no punk
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References Live and Let Die (1973) See more »

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Performed by Gang Starr
Produced and Mixed by DJ Premier for Gang Starr Productions, Inc.
Written by The Guru (as K. Elam), DJ Premier (as C. Martin)
Published by Ill Kid Music, Inc./EMI April Music (ASCAP)
Gifted Pearl Music, Inc./EMI April Music (ASCAP)
Recorded and Mixed at D & D Studios, New York City, New York
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Surprisingly well-structured plot; sharp writing overall
1 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

Gems sometimes crop up in the most surprising places. "Caught Up" provides the pleasures of a well-structured plot, especially the payoff one gets when something brought up earlier means something important (even clever) later, e.g. the identity of the hitman. Combine these tasty plot twists with good acting and good dialogue, and you've got a movie worth staying up to watch on cable


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