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

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$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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Cross My Heart
Performed by Killah Priest (as Killa Priest) featuring Inspectah Deck and The GZA (as GZA)
Produced by True Master for Wu-Tang Productions
Written by Killah Priest (as W. Reed), Inspectah Deck (as J. Hunter), The GZA (as G. Grice),
True Master (as D. Harris)
Published by Wu-Tang Pub. (BMI)/GZA Music Pub. (BMI)/Bright Summit Pub. (ASCAP)
Killah Priest and Genius/GZA appear courtesy of Geffen Records
Inspectah Deck appears courtesy of Loud Records
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Bokeem Woodbine's Lone Effort
3 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

I liked the movie, despite the critic's abhorrence toward the movie. I can see Bokeem Woodbine's acting potential stretched even further. Yet, Cynda Williams role in the movie may be the culprit for the critic's actions. I didn't like her all that much, and her acting was a bit off. Though, I believe that her purpose in the movie was to fulfill its "Sex-sells" promise. But, basically all she is was just a pretty face. This movie was pretty much all Bokeem Woodbine, as Daryl Allen's journey towards getting his life back together, without getting "Caught Up" of course.


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