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Gridlock'd (1997)

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After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ezekiel 'Spoon' Whitmore
... Alexander 'Stretch' Rawland
... Barbara 'Cookie' Cook
... Mr. Woodson
... Blind Man
... Supervisor
... Cop #1
... Cop #2
... D-Reper's Henchman
... Koolaid
James Shanta ... Patrolman #1
Jim O'Malley ... Patrolman #2
George Poulos ... Chuck
... Clerk
... Officer #1
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Storyline

After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being chased by drug dealers and the police. Written by Andy Bogursky <bogursky@erols.com>

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Good time to kick.. Bad day to pick. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for graphic drug use, pervasive strong language, some violence and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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29 January 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az utolsó belövés  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,603,049, 2 February 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$5,479,037, 23 February 1997
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Trivia

Vondie Curtis-Hall originally offered the part of Spoon to Laurence Fishburne. But Curtis-Hall could not afford Fishburne's salary. The part was also offered to Don Cheadle and Forest Whitaker. See more »

Goofs

Supposed to be Detroit, but every license plate is "Ohio". See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Alexander 'Stretch' Rawland: I'm thinking about getting a penis implant.
Ezekiel 'Spoon' Whitmore: Get the fuck out of here.
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Crazy Credits

For Tupac "One Love" R.I.P. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Scary Movie (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Life Is a Traffic Jam
  • Eight Mile Road feat. 2Pac - 4:24

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Thats is a great movie to watch!
26 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

Gridlock'd is the movie i really enjoyed watching! I believe that Tupac and Tim R. are the perfect match! They are amazing.. I really liked it.. Thats very sad that we wont see them 2 (Pac and Roth) acting together again... I am a huge fun of Pac and i really believe that this movie showed everyone that he is not just a great rapper, but also an amazing movie star.. You kind of from very beginning down with his character and cheer for him.. This movie really shows the reality of nowadays, and those two characters really represented it. Gridlock'd is the first movie i saw starring Pac and as i said, it couldn't be any better!


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