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Back in the Day (2005)

In BACK IN THE DAY, Reggie Cooper, a young man from the rough side of the tracks who lives with his divorced, affluent father in order to avoid the gang activity that almost claimed his ... See full summary »

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Reverend Packer
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Reggie
Norman Grant ...
Doctor
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J-Bone
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Loot
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Jamal (as Lahmard Tate)
Peter Somech ...
Philip The Vendor
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Benson Cooper
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Grant Brown
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Mrs. Cooper
Davetta Sherwood ...
Tosha Cooper
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Vincent Cooper
Erika Michels ...
Maria Patillo - Reporter (as Erika Michels Brown)
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Lieutenant Hudson
Jamie Harper ...
Jamal's Girl (as Jamie Harper)

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In BACK IN THE DAY, Reggie Cooper, a young man from the rough side of the tracks who lives with his divorced, affluent father in order to avoid the gang activity that almost claimed his teenage life in his mother's neighborhood. When Reggie reconnects with a recently paroled friend from his past, he slips back into a life of crime with fatal consequences. Reggie becomes involved in the murder of a local preacher and in the aftermath of this crime, he falls in love with the preacher's daughter. Ultimately, he must choose between losing everything he cares about and his lifelong loyalty to his oldest friend. BACK IN THE DAY chronicles the powerful story of one man's search for personal redemption. Written by Devil-666

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gang | murder | evil man | criminal | See All (4) »

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Sometimes it's hard to tell your friends from your enemies See more »


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Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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3 November 2005 (Iceland)  »

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A Dura Realidade  »

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$5,500,000 (estimated)
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Final film of Badja Djola. See more »

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Reggie: [to his mom] You can't even put food on the table!
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Surprisingly Good
15 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie out of a lack of anything else on at the time. Quickly the movie grabbed me with the depth of the characters and subtle plot. I was quite surprised to see that the rating given by my satellite provider did not show any stars.

I will not give any spoilers to the plot-line or outcome but most of the characters had at least some redeeming value. Until the very last minute I did not know how it would turn out. Frequently, you can pick-up the formula and predict a story direction. I could not do that with this film.

I would recommend this as one of the finer films of this genre.


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