When the violent gangster James "Animal" Allen is arrested and sent to prison, his teenage son Darius is left with his mother, but she is assassinated and the boy is raised alone on the streets, becoming a criminal. While in the corrupt prison, Animal works for the powerful prisoner Kassada, but when he meets the revolutionary Berwell, his view of life changes. Animal is released on probation and tries to have a straight life, but his past and his fame haunt him, while he sees that Darius is following his path in a criminal life. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
His Legacy Must End... For His Son's Life To Begin.
5 September 2007 (Finland)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson and Paula Jai Parker all appeared together previously in 2005s Hustle & Flow. See more
When Animal (Ving Rhames) is approached in the prison yard and told to come and meet with Kassada (Chazz Palminteri) he tosses away the wadded paper in his mouth. The next cut shows him at the table with Kassada and it's back in his mouth. See more
Smarten up, James. Stupid is a choice too.
Followed by Animal 2
O Holy Night
Performed by Irma Thomas
Courtesy of Rounder Records See more