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State Property (2002)

 -  Drama | Crime | Action  -  18 January 2002 (USA)
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Frustrated with being broke, Beans (Sigel) decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it. The film follows Beans and his crew, the ABM, as they take over the city, ... See full summary »

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There are no strings on me

Director: Dikayl Rimmasch
Stars: Beyoncé Knowles, Jay Z
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Beanie Sigel ...
Omillio Sparks ...
Baby Boy
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Blizz
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'Boss' Dame
...
Aisha
Tyran 'Ty-Ty' Smith ...
Shareef
Oschino ...
D-Nice
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Untouchable J (as Jay-Z)
Brother Newz ...
P-Nut
Randolph Curtis Rand ...
Saul Weisberg
Nicole Madeo ...
Leslie Tucci
Leslie Pilgrim ...
Aja
Kyndra Monet ...
Selena
Pain in da Ass ...
Mario
Dee Lee ...
Poochie
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Storyline

Frustrated with being broke, Beans (Sigel) decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it. The film follows Beans and his crew, the ABM, as they take over the city, creating mayhem as their empire builds. Beans now struggles to maintain his family life while bumping heads with opposing gangsters and police. It all comes to a head when he cannot surpass the city's most notorious crew, run by Untouchable J (Jay-Z) and Dame (Dash). The moves Beans and the ABM decide to make come with severe consequences. Written by PhatBleek

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You Either Get Down Or You Lay Down.

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Drama | Crime | Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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18 January 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Propriedade do Estado  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$452,028 (USA) (18 January 2002)

Gross:

$2,099,719 (USA) (29 March 2002)
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Goofs

When Amil is sitting on the steps talking to her friends, one of the girls behind is alternately brushing/not brushing her hair between shots. See more »

Quotes

Beans: Five million dollars. I want you to offer that nigga five million dollars. Tell him to take the stand, say he made a mistake, and I wasn't involved in none of that shit.
Lawyer: It's worth a try.
Beans: Don't fuckin' try. You do it.
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Followed by State Property 2 (2005) See more »

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Knocka
Performed and Written by Hassan "H Dos" Rhett & George "Dante" Robinson
Courtesy of Sound Proze Productions
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A Roc-A-Fella Crime Story
9 April 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is straight comedy. I was cracking up watching it. Beanie Sigel is "Beans" a psychotic Pilly drug dealer who is bent on making it all the way to the top of the drug game. His method is direct and to the point. If you don't join his crew, he's going to kill you. I real offer that you can't refuse.

Damon Dash and Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) are rival drug dealers who are at the top of the drug game. Dash is very funny in his role. You can hardly understand what the hell Jay-Z is saying. The comedy is that as Beans comes up the ladder towards Dash, he doesn't even know who the hell they are, and even tells him as much. However, Dash, who is Damon in this movie, quickly lets him know that he can still be street when necessary, by kidnapping Beans's woman. (That phone exchange is classic!!)

This is a straight to video movie, but it is worth watching. I crack up every time I watch it. The acting isn't Oscar worthy, but it's decent. The women in here are attractive, especially Jay-Z's hit girl at the end. The plot is basic, so you won't have a problem following along. Worth a look.


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