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Waist Deep -- An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Vondie Curtis-Hall (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
23 June 2006 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
His son. His life. His freedom. He's taking them all back. See more »
Plot:
An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
another gangsta film See more (49 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Tyrese Gibson ... O2

Shawn Parr ... Newscaster #1
Henry Hunter Hall ... Junior (as H. Hunter Hall)
Johnny C. Pruitt ... Guard

Meagan Good ... Coco

Darris Love ... Rock

Larenz Tate ... Lucky

William Duffy ... Newscaster #2

Game ... Meat (as The Game)

Kimora Lee Simmons ... Fencing House Lady
Wil E. Young ... Man
DeWayne Turrentine Jr. ... Gangster #1 (as Syco Smoov)

Wade Allain-Marcus ... Gangster #2

Paul Terrell Clayton ... Black Security Guard (as Terrell Clayton)
Ray Bengston ... White Security Guard

Earl Minfield ... Bank Manager

Dagmar Stansova ... Bank Woman

Kasi Lemmons ... Angry Black Woman

Laura Miro ... Newscaster #3

Thommy Abate ... Look-A-Like (as Poverty)

Dawn Reavis ... Newscaster #4

Dylan Tays ... Newscaster #5
Yolanda Whittaker ... Female Radio DJ (voice) (as Yolanda 'YoYo' Whitaker)
Julio Gonzalez ... Male Radio DJ (voice)
Michael Eric Dyson ... Radio Guest (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Misty Alli ... CoCo's friend (uncredited)
Cecelia Antoinette ... Neighbor (uncredited)

Erik Betts ... Policeman #2 (uncredited)

Christopher Carrington ... Father (uncredited)

Julius Denem ... P Money (uncredited)
Johnny Drocco ... Man Leaving in Limo (uncredited)

Aldo Gonzalez ... Drug Handler (uncredited)
Vernon Hawthorne ... Meat's Bodyguard #1 (uncredited)

Farley Jackson ... Meat's Bodyguard #2 (uncredited)
Jensen LeFlore ... Basketball player (uncredited)

Sean Anthony Moran ... Impatient Jacker (uncredited)

Carolena Sabah ... Streetwalker (uncredited)

Don Salmon ... Cop (uncredited)

Schatar Sapphira ... Bank Teller (uncredited)

Michelle Stevenson ... Police Officer (uncredited)

Directed by
Vondie Curtis-Hall  (as Vondie Curtis Hall)
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Vondie Curtis-Hall (screenplay) (as Vondie Curtis Hall) and
Darin Scott (screenplay)

Michael Mahern (story)

Produced by
A. Demetrius Brown .... executive producer
Marc D. Evans .... executive producer
Ted Field .... executive producer
Preston L. Holmes .... producer (as Preston Holmes)
Amy J. Kaufman .... executive producer (as Amy Kaufman)
Stan Lathan .... executive producer
Trevor Macy .... executive producer
Russell Simmons .... executive producer
Jeremiah Vaughn .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Terence Blanchard 
 
Cinematography by
Shane Hurlbut (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Terilyn A. Shropshire 
 
Casting by
Robi Reed 
 
Production Design by
Warren Alan Young  (as Warren A. Young)
 
Art Direction by
Yoo Jung Han  (as Yoojung Han)
 
Set Decoration by
Cheryle Grace  (as Cheryle A. Grace)
 
Costume Design by
Marie France 
 
Makeup Department
Paula Ashby .... hair stylist (as Paula Ashby Nicholson)
Eddie M. Barron .... hair stylist
Adam Brandy .... makeup artist
Becky Cotton .... makeup artist
Rob Hinderstein .... special makeup effects artist
Jasmine Kimble .... key hair stylist
Geneva Nash Morgan .... first assistant makeup artist (as Geneva Nash-Morgan)
Linda Stevenson-Khan .... first assistant hair stylist
Joanetta Stowers .... makeup department head (as Joanetta S. Stowers)
 
Production Management
Adriana Aimo .... production manager: Mexico
David Dresher .... post-production supervisor
Susan Ehrhart .... production supervisor
Dwight Williams .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Juana Franklin .... second second assistant director
David Hallinan .... first assistant director: second unit
Noga Isackson .... first assistant director
Bob Kay .... second assistant director
Julius LeFlore .... second unit director
Alexander Yurchikov .... first assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Alysia Allen .... art department coordinator
Rick Chavez .... assistant property master
Elizabeth Colomba .... visual consultant
Warren Drummond .... storyboard artist
Matthew D. Egan .... propmaker
Manuel Eslava Fajardo .... set decorator: Mexico
Robert 'Cass' McEntee .... construction coordinator
Prentice Randolph .... on-set dresser
Miles S. Richman .... paint foreman
Angela Simpson .... art department production assistant
John Warner .... on-set dresser
Jeffrey Whitman .... carpenter
 
Sound Department
Bobbi Banks .... adr editor
Thom Brennan .... supervising foley editor
Jeff Erdmann .... boom operator
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Gary Gegan .... sound re-recording mixer
Matthew Iadarola .... supervising re-recording mixer
Jason W. Jennings .... sound effects editor
Steven Klinghoffer .... cable person
Cliff Latimer .... adr supervisor
Eric A. Norris .... supervising sound editor
David Parker .... production sound mixer
Matthew Reale .... sound mixing recordist
Philip Rogers .... adr recordist
Roy Seeger .... first assistant sound editor
Edward M. Steidele .... foley artist
Chris Trent .... foley mixer
Jerry Trent .... foley artist
Steven D. Williams .... supervising sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Elia P. Popov .... special effects foreman
Chris L. Ward .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Barb Benoit .... digital compositor
Dennis Berardi .... visual effects executive producer: Mr. X Inc.
Rob Del Ciancio .... digital compositor
Bonnie Dickson .... tape operator
Robert Greb .... digital compositor
Annu Gulati .... digital compositor
Evan Jacobs .... visual effects supervisor
Sarah McMurdo .... visual effects production manager
Darcy Reno .... senior systems administrator (as Darcy Bangsund)
Michael Stewart .... digital compositor: Mr. X Inc.
Mai Suzuki .... digital restoration artist
Tim Vincent .... digital intermediate colorist
Aaron Weintraub .... compositing supervisor
Fiona Campbell Westgate .... visual effects producer
Diane Wright .... digital asset manager: Laser Pacifc
 
Stunts
Ronald Kartoon Antwine .... stunts
Rick Avery .... stunt driver
Erik Betts .... stunt double: Tyrese Gibson/Larenz Tate
Julius Denem .... stunt double: Tyrese Gibson
Julius Denem .... utility stunts
Kofi Elam .... stunt driver
Jody Hart .... stunt driver
Jermaine Holt .... stunt double
Hubie Kerns Jr. .... stunt driver
Bret Kiene .... stunt driver
Paul M. Lane .... stunts
Scott Leva .... stunt driver
Jalil Jay Lynch .... stunts
John Moio .... stunts
Chris O'Hara .... stunt performer
Robert Powell .... utility stunts
Marcus Salgado .... fight choreographer
Marcus Salgado .... technical advisor: stunts
Jeff Sanders .... utility stunts
Kevin Scott .... stunt driver
Sharon Swainson .... utility stunts
Crystal Weaver .... utility stunts
Krista Woods .... stunt double
Larry Holt .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Baek .... first assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit
Jose F. Barrios .... rigging grip
Gary Bevans .... camera loader
Noah Bishop .... technocrane assistant
Rafael 'Rafa' Castro .... video assistant: second unit
Po Chan .... camera production assistant
Collin Davis .... camera operator: second unit
Roberto De Angelis .... Steadicam operator
Roberto De Angelis .... camera operator: "a" camera
Martin Glover .... video assist operator
Josh Greer .... assistant camera
R. Dana Harlow .... grip
Gary Hatfield .... camera operator
Todd Higgins .... gaffer
John Janusek .... key grip
Jesse Jaraczewski .... best boy electrician: second unit
Troye Jenkins .... documentary camera operator
Jimi Johnson .... second video assist operator
Michael Kelem .... aerial camera operator
Thomas E. Lee .... best boy rigging grip
Michael Listorti .... dolly grip
Paul Lohr .... electrician
Henry Lowe IV .... assistant video assist operator
Dominic Mainl .... additional first assistant camera
Marc Margulies .... assistant camera
Rodrigo Marina .... camera operator
James M. McClure .... gaffer: second unit
Ryan Nelson .... grip
Larry Nielsen .... first assistant camera: "c" camera
Seth Orozco .... camera loader: second unit
Rj Erin Reilly .... rigging grip
Robert J. Reilly .... key rigging grip
Ann Rosencrans .... electrician
David C. Russell .... electrician
Aaron Schulte .... electrician
John P. Shine .... best boy grip
Frank Sims .... rigging grip
Matt Stenerson .... assistant camera
James Stiritz .... grip
Michael J. Wagstaff .... best boy rigging electric
Michael J. Walker .... camera operator: second unit
Gary Hatfield .... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Demetricus Holloway .... set costumer
Patty Malkin .... costumer
Elaine McGhee .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Nancy Fuller .... digital intermediate producer
Lara B. Grant .... assistant editor
Kenneth Marsten .... first assistant editor (as Kenny Marsten)
Carrie Oliver .... digital data conformist
Kurt Smith .... color timer
Tim Vincent .... final colorist
Lawrence Howard Williams .... post digital media operator
 
Music Department
Jabari Ali .... music supervisor
Christine Bergren .... music legal and clearance
Todd Bozung .... supervising music editor
Howard Drossin .... additional composer: score
Howard Drossin .... orchestrator
Art Ford .... music consultant
Derrick Hodge .... musician
John Houlihan .... music consultant
Kory Kruckenberg .... scoring assistant engineer
Jen Monnar .... music editor
Mr. Porter .... composer: additional music (as Denaun Porter)
Jen Pray .... music legal and clearance
Carl Sealove .... music editor
Del Spiva .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Brian Allen .... driver
Duke Foster .... transportation coordinator
J. Armin Garza II .... driver: camera car
Anthony Gregorio .... transportation
Paul Jones .... driver
Craig Lietzke .... picture car coordinator
Chad Wadsworth .... production van driver: basecamp
 
Other crew
David Aaron .... armorer
John Arbuckle .... boat operator
Claire Barcos .... production secretary
Alex Betuel .... production assistant
Sarah Connolly .... production secretary
Leon Dewayne Cozy .... set production assistant
Adriana De La Cruz .... key medic
Jennifer DeClue .... assistant: Mr. Hall
Julius Denem .... photo double: Tyrese Gibson
Julius Denem .... stand-in: Tyrese Gibson
Ava DuVernay .... publicist
Kathy Edwards .... payroll accountant
Sydney Gilner .... script supervisor
Mariana Gironella .... script supervisor
Flax Glor .... publicist
Rob Gomes .... production assistant
Debbie Gonzalez .... craft services: extras
Sabrina Gray .... assistant: Mr. Williams
Sabrina Gray .... second unit supervisor
Cecil Hardy .... assistant location manager
Todd Havern .... production assistant
Rene H. Herrera .... water safety
Lindsay Hudson .... rigging medic
Shavsha Israel .... production assistant
Carrie Mae Jones .... first assistant accountant
Christopher Kahn .... production accountant
Ashley Kravitz .... rights clearances
Ashley Kravitz .... script clearance
Paul Lindsay .... production assistant
Matthew J. Lynch .... production assistant
Lisa McNeil .... script supervisor: second unit
Browe Merriweather .... production assistant
Ellene Miles .... publicist
Bradley Pero .... production assistant (as Brad Pero)
Loriel Samaras .... set production assistant
Kristina Santoro .... key assistant location manager
Ptah Shabaf .... key assistant location manager
Rony Shino .... key assistant location manager
Stephen Sprague .... key office production assistant
Charline St. Charles .... production coordinator
Monikka Stallworth .... assistant: Mr. Holmes
Jeremiah Vaughn .... production staff
Venus Ventura .... post-production accountant
Hilary Walker .... key assistant location manager
Wade Whitman .... location manager
Helen Alexis Yonov .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Erica Huggins .... special thanks
Scott Kroopf .... special thanks
Kasi Lemmons .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong violence and pervasive language
Runtime:
97 min
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Color:
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Australia:MA | Canada:18A (British Columbia) | Netherlands:12 | Norway:15 (DVD rating) | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:M18 | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #42515)

Did You Know?

Goofs:
Continuity: During the scene where Big Meat chops off the hand of a guy, the blood appears on the floor and then disappears.See more »
Quotes:
Meat:[Having slashed off a subordinate's arm with a machete] You bring me my money... you get your arm backSee more »
Movie Connections:
Features Halo (2001) (VG)See more »
Soundtrack:
Dolla Dolla BillSee more »

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10 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
another gangsta film, 11 December 2006
Author: wrlang from United States

Waist Deep is another in the never ending black gangster films depicting a group of people the simply don't exist anywhere. O2, the misunderstood ex-con trying to get his life back on track, gets car-jacked while his son is sleeping the back seat of the car. His son winds up in the hands of a gangster that owns the streets, dismembering and killing with impunity. O2 and his posse rob banks and rich people trying to get enough money to buy his son back. Lots of action and blood in a well made film with inadequate dialog. If you like lots of gangster speak and culture, you'll like this film. Otherwise, it's a lot like all the other gangster films out there – pick one.

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