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Empire (2002)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  6 December 2002 (USA)
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A successful South Bronx drug dealer turns his back on his roots and gives money to a Wall Street broker to invest for him.

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Chedda (as Treach)
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Tito Severe (as Fat Joe 'Joseph Cartagena')
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Hector
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Omar Pastran ...
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Rob B. Campbell ...
Det. O'Brien
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Storyline

Victor, is trying to escape his life as a drug dealer in the South Bronx. Enter Jack, a Wall Street investment banker with a business proposal that has Victor's name (and money) written all over it. Written by Anonymous

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Two worlds collide.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

6 December 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Birodalom  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$31,948 (South Africa) (25 July 2003)

Gross:

$31,948 (South Africa) (25 July 2003)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shot in 22 days. See more »

Goofs

When Trish falls onto the bed after Victor Rose meets up with her and Jack Whimmer in Miami, there are four bags surrounding her. In the next shot of the bed a few seconds later, there are only three bags, in different positions. See more »

Quotes

Tito Severe: [to Bobby] Go home, wash your fuckin' ass, tell good-bye to your mother and your fuckin' kids, then come back here. Then I'm gonna kill you, you fuckin' piece of shit!
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Featured in HBO First Look: The Making of 'Empire' (2002) See more »

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Flip Your Mind
Written by A. Calleja, K. Carelli and T. Laino
Performed by Karmadelics
Courtesy of Jellybean Recordings, Inc.
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not bad.....not bad
5 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this film, I am a John Leguizamo fan and finally watched this and got what I expected, I wasn't disappointed at all. Leguizamo gives a awesome performance as drug dealer Victor Rosa, the selection of characters was superb and I found fit well. Empire is a good film, good story, and pretty good cast, I would recommend this movie for a rental, I was happy I rented it and hopefully you will be also.


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