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Brooklyn Gangster: The Story of Jose Lucas (2012)

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This film, The Jose Lucas Story, is said to be based on a fictionalized account of a particular string of criminal exploits, leading to the arrest, conviction, incarceration, and too sudden... See full summary »

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James Anthony Jackson ...
Lex
Nixon Cesar ...
Robert
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Edward
Brian Mclaughlin ...
Harry
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Christian Adams ...
Store employee
Wilola Ashley ...
Ms. Edie
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Cleo
Bevin Bru ...
Roma
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Hanbac
Kenyae Cagle ...
Kenya
Chanika Campbell ...
Gail
Duval Chamberlain ...
Malik
Monet Cherise ...
Jackie
Luana Claxton ...
Customer
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This film, The Jose Lucas Story, is said to be based on a fictionalized account of a particular string of criminal exploits, leading to the arrest, conviction, incarceration, and too sudden death of one, Jose Lucas, a local Brooklyn kid whose early life reads like a Dicken's novel, and ends like a classic Shakespearean tragedy. He's convicted and given a 23-year prison sentence for having been a perpetrator in a notorious day-time jewelry heist in toney, downtown Georgetown, Washington, DC.(2005) Lucas had managed to be caught on a security camera with his homeboy Lex (the one who actually used the gun, shot the shop's jeweler, and managed also, to be un-masked on camera) by design of the other two culprits, Robert and 'E," who when arrested later, in another robbery, make a deal with the DA to escape the heavy sentences given Jose and Lex (who got 24 years as the shooter) by giving them up. The film attempts to get at the story behind that conviction, which many believed resulted in ... Written by Rosa Ann Bryant

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American Gangster was the bomb. Brooklyn Gangster is the explosion. See more »

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This movie is about a young man who was forced into a life of poverty, violence , abuse and neglect .
12 June 2012 | by (Washington Dc) – See all my reviews

This is a must see drama , crime ,action Packed , fulfilling, Movie I loved this movie, Honestly .. It was Very entertaining and Jaw dropping events going on in this flick. , .. Caglevision Inc,. movie rocks ,still. I was truly blessed to be apart of this project. , It was challenging but worth every heartfelt moment. I declare Victory for this film and and any one who was attached to this project., I cant wait to see what the Filming company has in store in the near future for us . Great people , Great cast , . So dedicated in every way . I enjoyed myself also at the Red carpet world premiere which was held at 42nd street . Amc theatre seats was filled up and the crowd was enjoying themselves . YESSS.. I was SO excited and happy to be apart of something worthy and important as this was :] Nisha .


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