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Ride or Die (2003)

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Super fly P. I. gets bad guys the cops can't touch.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Duane Martin ... Conrad 'Rad' McRae
Vivica A. Fox ... Lisa
Meagan Good ... Fake Venus
Michael Taliferro ... B Free
Jadakiss ... Benjamin / Killer Ben
Geoffrey Blake
Daniel Dae Kim ... Miyako
Brooklyn McLinn
Sticky Fingaz ... Demise
Iona Morris
Miranda Kwok ... Tommy Wong
Stacey Dash ... Real Venus
Gabrielle Union ... Masked Woman
Faizon Love ... David Rabinowitz
Zachary Isaiah Williams ... Basketball Player (as Zachary Williams)
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Storyline

Super fly P. I. gets bad guys the cops can't touch.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, violence and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hustle and Heat See more »

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Strange Fruit Films See more »
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(DVD)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

A character in this movie is nicknamed Armageddon. Michael "Bear" Taliaferro, who costars in this movie, was in a movie called Armageddon (1998). See more »

Goofs

Rad says that he knows Benjamin did not commit suicide because the gun was found in his right hand, while Benjamin was left-handed. However, in an earlier scene in which Rad and Benjamin face off with a trio of thugs, Benjamin pulls his gun with his right and aims it with his right hand for several moments. Then, the gun appears in his left hand. Finally, he puts the gun away on his left side, using his right hand. See more »

Connections

References The Jeffersons (1975) See more »

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Absolutely dreadful
10 May 2005 | by KMeister1See all my reviews

As an African American male, I wanted to like the movie "Ride or Die" because it featured a black male lead character and a mostly black cast. But the movie was so bad...

I'ts about a James Bond-like private investigator trying to solve the murder of a childhood friend (I guess). Vivica A. Fox, who was one of the producers, brought a little charm to the vehicle playing a black female "Q," but the more I watched, the more I felt sorry for her being in such a turkey. Duane Martin, who wrote the script and starred in the picture, has about as much screen presence as a burnt out light bulb.

Don't waste your time on this bugger. Perhaps it has some potential at one of those late night "Real Bad Movie" college parties; you know, like those 1950's horror movies.


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