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In Too Deep (1999)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Omar Epps ... Jeff Cole / J. Reid
LL Cool J ... Dwayne Gittens / God
Nia Long ... Myra
Stanley Tucci ... Preston D'Ambrosio
Hill Harper ... Breezy T.
Jake Weber ... Daniel Connelly
Richard Brooks ... Wesley
David Patrick Kelly ... Rick Scott
Pam Grier ... Det. Angela Wilson
Veronica Webb ... Pam
Ron Canada ... Dr. Bratton
Robert LaSardo ... Felipe Batista
Gano Grills ... Frisco
Ivonne Coll ... Mrs. Batista
Don Harvey ... Murphy
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Storyline

Jeff Cole is a recent graduate of the Cincinnati police academy who dreams of working undercover. His wish is granted and through success is given the task of taking down state-wide crack dealer Dwayne Gittens aka "God". Gittens is known as a family man and a man of the people, contributing to his community and helping those in need. However, there is another side to him, a ruthless leader of a criminal empire who will torture or kill anyone without question. Over time, Cole develops a close friendship with Gittens. Cole's superiors worry that the line between cop and bad guy is getting blurred and that both identities are becoming one. Cole's loyalties are put to the ultimate test just as there is enough evidence to take Gittens down for good. Written by Dalton M

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He didn't know how far he'd have to go. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Thriller | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brutal violence, strong sexuality, language and drug content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A bűn mélyén See more »

Filming Locations:

Milton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,220,297, 29 August 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$14,003,141, 7 November 1999
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

LL Cool J's wife Pam (Veronica Webb) was also featured on his 1989 album cover for "Walking With A Panther". See more »

Quotes

Melvin: Remember that new gold I was talking about in my pocket? It's your shit, bitch!
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Connections

Referenced in Intimate Portrait: Pam Grier (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Quiet Storm (Remix)
Performed Mobb Deep featuring Lil' Kim (as Lil' Kim)
Written by Havoc (as K. Muchita), Prodigy (as A. Johnson), Lil' Kim (as K. Jones),
J. Lighty, Melle Mel (as M. Glover), Sylvia Robinson (as S. Robinson)
Produced by Havoc
Mobb Deep appears courtesy of Loud Records
Lil' Kim appears courtesy of Queen Bee Records/Undeas Entertainment/Atlantic Recording Corporation
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Mediocre film with a lot of idle talent.
16 March 2000 | by AlWhiteSee all my reviews

Someday this will be the sort of movie that gets rented because Omar Epps is a big star and his fans didn't see this when it was released.

There wasn't much WRONG with the movie, but there wasn't much to praise either. I found it fairly slow and tedious at parts, and it never really built much tension around going undercover. I compared it unfavorably to Reservoir Dogs it that aspect.

I'm a big fan of Stanley Tucci, but he hasn't got much to work with here. That goes double for Pam Grier - her "character" isn't much more than a target for a few of Omar's attacks after he goes "too deep".


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