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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
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Blizz
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'Boss' Dame
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Aisha
Tyran 'Ty-Ty' Smith ...
Shareef
Oschino ...
D-Nice
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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.

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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)  »

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State Property  »

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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 Baby Boy was threatening Cesear's mom he actually walks off to the left of the scene because he can't keep a straight face. 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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Another rehashed Scarface gangster picture
2 December 2004 | by (U.S.A) – See all my reviews

Let me start off first by saying, that just by looking at the cast I came to the conclusion that this movie would be terrible. But I decided to give it a chance, and I regret it because I wasted an hour and an half where I could have been doing something a bit more constructive rather than seeing senseless violence. The movie starts off with the introduction of the character Beans, a local drug dealer. Feeling frustrated with his mediocre street credibility, he proceeds to start knocking off the local competition.

All is well until he bucks heads with Untouchable Jay, or some name along that line, and engages in a all out gang war. In the end he gets 3 life sentences, emphasizing that Beans is indeed State Property. I would write more, but I am staring to get a headache just thinking about this movie and the time I wasted watching it. And even if you have a hour and half to spare, go do something else, do not subject you brain to such mush.


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