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State Property -- Beans decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it. STATE PROPERTY follows Beans and his crew, as they take over the city creating mayhem as their empire builds.
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Release Date:
18 January 2002 (USA) See more »
You Either Get Down Or You Lay Down.
Frustrated with being broke, Beans (Sigel) decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Beanie Sigel ... Beans
Omillio Sparks ... Baby Boy

Memphis Bleek ... Blizz

Damon Dash ... 'Boss' Dame

Sundy Carter ... Aisha
Tyran 'Ty-Ty' Smith ... Shareef
Oschino ... D-Nice

Jay Z ... 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
Rell ... Butter
Leah Leatherbury ... Tonya
Reb ... Snoop
Rashie Constantine ... Mel
Stephen 'X' Baker ... Bruce
Willie Esco ... Papi Wil'
Cousin Ervan ... E
Andrea Videla ... Nina
Constanza Casas ... Leila
James 'Murda' Smith ... Murda
Burt Bazin ... Timmy
Christina Morales ... Waitress
Larry 'Tron' Quartes ... Futch
Tatiana Vujoshevich ... The Reporter
Devin 'DeMarco' Ramos ... Tone
Walter 'DeMiggs' Patterson ... Malik
Garvin Stewart ... Chedda
Gee Roberson ... Manny (as G. Roberson)
Chris Eric Williams ... C-Zer
Bobby Dash ... Bob
Big Skane ... Skane

Robert John Burke ... Bob (as Robert Burke)
Jennifer Cordero ... Dana
Derren Fuentes ... Detective Jenkins
Tim House ... Detective Mason
Oria Rodriguez ... Sasha
Arda 'Muggs' Henderson ... Bartender
Jennifer Pan ... Club Waitress
Letisha Wilson ... Tisha
Christopher Ries ... Ricky
Hanif 'Neef' Muhammed ... Troy
Amil ... Boss' Assassin

DJ Clue ... Boss Informant
Greg 'M&M' Werts ... Mario's Henchman
Big Shon ... Mario's Henchman
Richard Bravo ... Ramon
Dave Sierra ... Benito

Jacob Arabo ... Eli (as Jacob 'The Jeweler')
Raouf Simmons ... Brother Uf
Kevin Nunan ... Sergeant Kev'
Giovanni Laws ... Detective Ashley
J. Diamond ... Medic
Frank Minerva ... Medic
Gabina Cordero ... P-Nut's Girl
Slice ... Slice
Lenny Santiago ... Len
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Denyce Lawton ... Bikini Girl #2 (uncredited)

Directed by
Abdul Malik Abbott 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Abdul Malik Abbott 
Ernest 'Tron' Anderson 

Produced by
Phyllis Cedar .... executive producer
Damon Dash .... producer
Rob Khristov .... line producer
Cha-Ka Pilgrim .... associate producer
Ron Rotholz .... executive producer
Original Music by
Abdul Malik Abbott 
Evan Eder 
Gregory Darryl Smith 
Cinematography by
David Daniel 
Film Editing by
Paul Frank 
Tim French 
Justine Harari 
Casting by
Emmanuelle Cuny-Panicker 
William P. Nance 
Cha-Ka Pilgrim 
Production Design by
Cecil Gentry 
Set Decoration by
Brian Cantaldi 
Charlotte Newman 
Costume Design by
Natalie Johnson 
Makeup Department
Mike Falcigno .... special makeup effects artist
Martha Melendez .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Petra Hoebel .... production manager
Philip Stilman .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gary B. Encarnacion .... assistant director
Cecily Kaston .... assistant director
April Taylor .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Alexis J. Estevez .... storyboard artist
Hunter Thompson .... assistant property master
Sound Department
William Edward Duran .... sound recordist
Andrew Edelman .... production sound mixer
Brian Fish .... boom operator
Patrick Giraudi .... sound re-recording mixer
Darren Paskal .... supervising soound editor
Manny Siverio .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
George Bianchini .... Steadicam operator
Paul E. McCarthy .... key grip (as Paul McCarthy)
Craig Striano .... grip
Music Department
Joel C. High .... music supervisor
Dexter Story .... music coordinator
Other crew
Carline Balan .... executive assistant: Damon Dash
Jennifer Blum .... assistant: Ron Rotholz (as Jen Blum)
Laurie Esser .... script supervisor
Wayne Levin .... head of business/legal affairs: Lions Gate
LeRoy McCarthy .... assistant location manager
Robert M. Melnik .... senior vice president of business affairs: Lions Gate Films
Donna Sloan .... vice president of production: Lions Gate
Wendy L. York .... extras coordinator
Aaliyah .... in memory of
Kevin Nunan .... in memory of

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Rated R for strong violence and sexuality, nonstop language, and drug content
88 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): 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 »
Beans:This city right here we call brotherly love? Ain't no love here.See more »
Movie Connections:
Hola' HovitoSee more »


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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Not my kind of movie, 11 November 2003
Author: Mark Hall (mbhall2003) from Winnipeg, Manitoba

At first, I thought I would enjoy State Property, merely because I am a big fan of rap music, and there are a lot of rap artists in the cast, but I was wrong. State Property turned out not to be a film that I am too crazy about. Watching the trailer, I don't mind, but that's about it. After watching only the first 13 minutes of the film, it seemed to me that the concept of making a movie was used as an excuse to let people swear. Sure, rap artists swear a lot, and I was expecting that, but there was so much profanity and slang, that I found it very difficult to follow along. I also didn't see much point to what was going on in the film. (I don't want to give anything away for those people who plan on seeing it.) Don't get me wrong, I've seen a few films like this before, but with those films, it was easier to follow along with the plot. With State Property, that just wasn't going to happen. And after watching the first 13 minutes of the film, I knew that I had seen enough. I honestly felt that seeing the whole film would be a waste of my time. Feel free to check out State Property if you wish, but have a dictionary handy, the dialogue can be tough to interpret and be aware, this movie, from what I've seen, is nowhere near comedic.

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