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Cast overview, first billed only:
Freddy Roland
Carmen Jones
Curtis '8-Ball' Harris
Rick Damon
Benzo Al
Dexter Banks (as Terrence Dashon Howard)
Blusette Ford (as Salli Richardson)
Badja Djola ...
Nick Corello ...
Adjoa Middleton ...
Esauron Vaughan ...


Corrupt record company executives kill a singing sensation with a drug overdose rather than letting her leave their label and join another company. They then frame her cousin/manager for the murder forcing him to go on the run and to try to get the goods on the real killers. Written by John Sacksteder <>

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Number One... With A Bullet!


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Rated R for some graphic violence, strong language and brief nudity




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13 October 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Never 2 Big  »

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Currently, the movie goes by Never 2 Big See more »


Freddy pulls up in a Dodge Viper at Carmen's house. When they try to get away, Freddy hits his panic button to his car and the car explodes; the car is no longer a Dodge Viper. Looks like a Ferrari body kit. See more »


Rick Damon: Never too big...
8-Ball: To say hello.
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inspired me to sign into IMDb after a couple of years
3 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was so awful that it inspired me to sign into IMDb after not doing so for a couple of years.

For the life of me, I can't understand why HBO would buy the rights to show this "film". ... (think Walker Texas Ranger type storyline, script, and dialog)

The director assembled an encore cast headlined by Terrance Howard, Donnie Wahlberg, and beautiful Nia Long. However, as another poster mentioned, even the all star cast of actors couldn't save the lame script and the predictable "plot twists".

This was an awful movie. I'm glad that I watched it on HBO so I only wasted my time and not my money.

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