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Paper Soldiers (2002)

R | | Action, Comedy, Crime | June 2002 (USA)
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Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career. Already on parole but faced with the power being turned off ... See full summary »

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Shawn
Beanie Sigel ...
Stu
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Himself
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Himself (as Jay-Z)
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Himself
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Tamika
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Mikey O.
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Shawn's Boss
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Joshua Rosen (as Jacob 'The Jewler' Arabo)
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Larry
Harold Cromer ...
Old Man (as Harold 'Stumpy' Cromer)
Mylika Davis ...
Nikko
Derron 'Smokey' Edington ...
Burtie (as Derron 'Smokey' Edington)
Glemny Espinal ...
Stripper #1
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Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career. Already on parole but faced with the power being turned off and his child forced to eat nothing but cereal, Shawn convinces an older thief (Derrick "Capone" Lee) to train him. He soon finds himself caught between his angry girlfriend (Tiffany Withers), his incompetent would-be-criminal friends, and a neighborhood sociopath with a hair-trigger temper (Beanie Sigel). Written by anthonybarnett10

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Rated R for pervasive language, some violence, sexuality/nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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Was originally written as a drama. Some of the more serious scenes were filmed but cut from the final print. Such as, Shawn's son finding his gun and pointing it at his mother, Shawn crashing during the chase, and another scene with Shawn crying over the turn of events. See more »

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Roc A Fella Films has another ghetto classic on their hands
20 March 2003 | by (Woodbridge,VA) – See all my reviews

I just got finshed watching Paper Soldiers and I don't think it was half bad. The film follows Shawn (Kevin Hart) a guy just tryin do the right thing. Damon Dash who has first diretcing gig with this movie does a very well job in this comedy. Roc A Fella films conunties to make ghetto cinema at it's finest.


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