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In Too Deep (1999)

Jeff Cole is a recent graduate of the Cincinnati police academy who dreams of working undercover. His wish is granted and through success is given the task of taking down state-wide crack ... See full summary »

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Jeff Cole is a recent graduate of the Cincinnati police academy who dreams of working undercover. His wish is granted and through success is given the task of taking down state-wide crack dealer Dwayne Gittens aka "God". Gittens is known as a family man and a man of the people, contributing to his community and helping those in need. However, there is another side to him, a ruthless leader of a criminal empire who will torture or kill anyone without question. Over time, Cole develops a close friendship with Gittens. Cole's superiors worry that the line between cop and bad guy is getting blurred and that both identities are becoming one. Cole's loyalties are put to the ultimate test just as there is enough evidence to take Gittens down for good. Written by Dalton M

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A fearless cop is taking on a ruthless crimelord. He knew the risks. He just didn't know how far he would have to go. See more »

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Crime | Thriller | Drama

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Rated R for brutal violence, strong sexuality, language and drug content | See all certifications »

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25 August 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A bűn mélyén  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,220,297 (USA) (27 August 1999)

Gross:

$14,003,141 (USA) (5 November 1999)
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LL Cool J & Omar Epps later on starred in the 1st episode of the 2nd season of HOUSE called Acceptance. LL Cool J played a Death Row Inmate. See more »

Quotes

Preston D'Ambrosio: I got 7 other officers. 7 of them, good ones. And none of them fuck with me but you!
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Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

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Ebony Child
Performed by Mitchel Forman
Written by Frank Fitzpatrick
Courtesy of Unreel Records
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Great Soundtrack!
30 April 2016 | by (Serbia) – See all my reviews

This is actually a very good film. A great watch, and tense all they way through. It was an incredible mix of scripting, acting, dialogue and cinematography that uncovered an understanding of truth on both sides of the issue.

In this film, Omar Epps plays a rookie, undercover cop, whose first small assignment actually leads him into the number one crime syndicate in all of Cincinnati. The inexperienced cop uses his urban upbringing and street smarts to get him to the top, where he really has to decide which side he wants to be on. Also LL Cool J showed that he had much talent in acting as in Hip-Hop music. Omar Epps is also great, and Nia Long, nice eye candy from fresh prince of Bel Air and Stanley Tucci, who added further weight to the cast. The soundtrack is great too, especially at the end with the Mobb Deep track, it's a perfect fit.

Overall rating: 7 out of 10.


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