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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)  »

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A bűn mélyén  »

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$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

Lookout: What's up man you po-po nigga, what's up.
Jeff Cole: I'm no fucking po-po.
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Referenced in Intimate Portrait: Pam Grier (1999) See more »

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El Presso
Performed by Fruko y sus Tesos
Written by Alvaro Velasquez
Courtesy of Discos Fuentes
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Pretty good
7 September 1999 | by (Detroit,MI.) – See all my reviews

First of all I'll start by saying that "In Too Deep" is a watered down version of "Deep Cover", but that's not really a bad thing.

The movie looks, sounds and is acted in a very well put together way. The characters are even memorable, even LL COOL J's "God", is really effective. He's a family man, but a notorious and mean gangster all at once.

The look at what going undercover can do to one's mental well being is a really sharp and involving look. Stanley Tucci, excellent, Nia Long, let her have her own movie,PLEASE!!, Omar Epps as "J. Reid", very impressive. And look for Pam Grier, NAS, and a few others.

A really good African American crime thriller, with heart.


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