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State Property (2002)

Frustrated with being broke, Beans (Beanie 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 ... 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 (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 (Beanie 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 (Damon 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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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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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

[repeated line]
Beans: You either get down or lay down.
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Referenced in The Boondocks: The Fund-Raiser (2010) See more »

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Egypt
Performed and Written by Hassan "H Dos" Rhett & George "Dante" Robinson
Courtesy of Sound Proze Productions
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Its a movie of rappers, not actors, remember that...
10 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes the acting was garbage, I will admit that, and the story was NOT original at all, but I still really enjoyed the movie. Granted I am a big fan of Roc-A-Fella records and all of their artists. If you are a fan of rap, or low budget movies you will like it...Personally I thought Dame's character was the most enjoyable of them all, especially the scene with him and Jigga man talking in the front of his Benz. Not as good of a rap movie as Belly but still a pretty good hood flick. The acting, filming, dialog and story are NOTHING SPECIAL or ORIGINAL, but it does have enough action and jokes to keep it entertaining if you ENJOY films of this genre. If you don't like low-budget/rap/hood/gangsta movies then stay away!


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