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Strapped (1993)

Ex-con attempting to go straight runs accross serious problems. His girlfriend gets arrested for dealing crack to an undercover police officer. In a desperate attempt to get the charges ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William James Stiggers Jr. ... Chucky (as Willie James Stiggers Jr.)
Chi Ali ... Pharoah
... Diquan Mitchell
... Diquan's Mother
Mike Farley ... Cop
Hugh Hurd ... Man in Hallway (as Hugh L. Hurd)
Anthony Lozama ... Young Boy in Hallway
David Robinson ... Boy at Mortuary Truck
Mary Hedahl ... Secretary
Kia Goodwin ... Latisha Jordan (as Kia Joy Goodwin)
... Fast Food Customer
Joseph Gimpel ... Fast Food Manager
Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins ... Lay Lay (as Jermaine Hopkins bka 'Huggy')
Nzingha ... Aunt Viola
... Bamboo (as Fredro)
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Ex-con attempting to go straight runs accross serious problems. His girlfriend gets arrested for dealing crack to an undercover police officer. In a desperate attempt to get the charges dropped against his woman, he strikes deal with weapons cop(Michael Biehn) to turn in local gun dealers. How ever, the D.A. is not satisfied with the results, resulting in some serious game playing and double crossing. Written by Humberto Amador

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On These Streets You Take Life One Bullet At A Time.

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21 August 1993 (USA)  »

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Armati di pistola  »

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Fredro Starr and Bokeem Woodbine's film debut. See more »

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There's clearly no bullet hole in the girl's dress when she accidentally gets shot in the grocery store. See more »

Quotes

Matthew McRea: Diquan, you don't have to do this.
Diquan Mitchell: Man, what do you know about it? You don't live in my world. My grandma cleans your apartment.
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I Just Can't Help Myself
Performed by Gerald Levert
Written by Gerald Levert and Tony Nicholas
Courtesy of EastWest Records America/The Atlantic Group
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Great trip into 90's Hip Hop nostalgia
4 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

I wish this movie was put on DVD, i do however own the VHS copy of it .. It stars Fredro Starr from ONYX and has many cameo appearances of hip hop celeb's including BUSTER played by none other than Bustah Rhymes -- and the one (or was it two) hit wonders Das Efx..Also look for Sticky Fingaz also from ONYX in the line-up scene...The soundtrack, the clothes, the sets (Graffiti) ... They will all take you back to 93...Nyc hip hop..BUY THIS MOVIE!.I'm not judging this movie on the content of the script, nor the direction. (Frankly the story is kind of weak and the end is truly baffling) I'm coming from a Hip Hop historian point of view , this is definitely worth owning.


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