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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) (29 August 1999)

Gross:

$14,003,141 (USA) (7 November 1999)
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According to Omar Epps in several interviews, In Too Deep is based (loosely) on the true story of an undercover police officer who infiltrated an inner-city drug empire and took down the crimelord in charge. The undercover cop later committed suicide as a result of being "in too deep" in his undercover character role within the criminal organization. See more »

Quotes

Preston D'Ambrosio: Give me your gun & badge.
Jeff Cole: What?
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Connections

Referenced in Intimate Portrait: Pam Grier (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Bleeding from the Mouth
Performed by Capone -N- Noreaga and The Lox
Written by Noreaga (as Victor Santiago), Samuel Barnes, Jean Claude Olivier,
Al West, Jadakiss (as Jason Phillips), Styles P. (as David Styles), Capone (as Kiam Holley)
Produced by Al West and Jean Claude Olivier (as Poke) and Samuel Barnes (as Tone)
Capone -N- Noreaga appears courtesy of Penalty Records
The Lox appears courtesy of Bad Boy / Arista Records
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PRICELESS....
22 March 2003 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

First, I liked the script and it benefitted because of the casting too. LL Cool J gives a good performance as "God" a ruthless crime lord as well as Omar Epps in a very different role but still manages to keep that street charisma that he has. Nia Long's character Myra was perfect to draw the line between his police work and his personal life. this also starts Stanley Tucci, Pam Grier, Hassan Johnson and Veronica Webb.

one of my all-time favorites...

9.5/10


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