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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Beanie Sigel ...
Omillio Sparks ...
Baby Boy
...
Blizz
...
'Boss' Dame
...
Aisha
Tyran 'Ty-Ty' Smith ...
Shareef
Oschino ...
D-Nice
...
Untouchable J
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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Taglines:

You Either Get Down Or You Lay Down.

Genres:

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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Release Date:

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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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

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: You see this shit here? These motherfuckin' rings? These are for my top dogs. The minute you put that shit on, that shit means for life! That means till the day you die! Ain't no gettin' off this shit!
[Beans puts his ring on and raises his fist]
Beans: ABM for life!
ABM Crew: ABM for life!
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Connections

Followed by State Property 2 (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Change Up
(feat. Jay-Z and Beanie Sigel)
Performed by Memphis Bleek
Written by Memphis Bleek (as M. Cox), Jay-Z (as S. Carter), R. Kirkland, Beanie Sigel (as D. Grant)
Published by Val's Child / Warner Chappell Music Publishing / Shakur Al-Din / Hitco South (ASCAP) / Lynette Son In Law (ASCAP) / Lil' Lulu / EMI Blackwood Music,
Inc. (BMI)
Courtesy of Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC
Produced by Robert "Shim" Kirkland for Platinum Hands Productions
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Shamefully bad
19 December 2011 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This movie should've been called 'Urban Stereotypes For Dummies' as it uses every cliché imaginable. The story is a Scarface-wannabe, street thugs rising up in the drug world. While Scarface may have glorified this type of life, this movie just dragged out a plot that it couldn't successfully deliver. The acting is non-existent. I've seen better cold readings than this. And the directing just plain stunk. Too many close ups. The director should consider using medium and long shots on occasion.

I'm going to change my cable provider if movies like this are the best they can offer.


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