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A Day in the Life (2009)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 7 July 2009 (USA)
Bad blood between two urban crime families explodes into an all-out turf war in this gritty, hard-hitting drama set to rap and starring music legend Sticky Fingaz.


Sticky Fingaz


Sticky Fingaz




Cast overview, first billed only:
Alvin 'Porky' Holland Alvin 'Porky' Holland ... Shawn
Bokeem Woodbine ... Bam Bam
Chris Fleming Chris Fleming ... Officer Jenkins
Clarence Williams III ... Sam
Darris Love ... No Love
Darren L. Miller Darren L. Miller ... The Snitch (as Darren 'Aktenup' Miller)
Derek Wells Derek Wells ... Hospital Hitman
Drena De Niro ... P
Erik Palladino ... Special Agent Budden
Faizon Love ... 'Black' Ike Smith
Fredro Starr ... Phya
Gill Gayle ... Sergeant Jameson
Grant Wells Grant Wells ... Lil' Sticky
Hassan Johnson ... Mr. Fix It
Ian 'Blaze' Kelly Ian 'Blaze' Kelly ... Blaze


Bad blood between two urban crime families explodes into an all-out turf war in this gritty, hard-hitting drama set to rap and starring music legend Sticky Fingaz.

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The film centers on one day in the life of Stick, a gang leader, as he attempts to retire from a life of crime. A Day in the Life contains no spoken dialogue. Instead, the actors rap all their lines over a hip-hop beat. See more »


Written by Sticky Fingaz and Fredro Starr
Performed by Onyx
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Something special - but not for everyone
9 June 2010 | by alexfromhornSee all my reviews

I enjoyed it, it was a truly unique movie. All the dialogs are rapped and they rhyme through the whole time. The story was quite mediocre. It was OK but nothing special. There were a lot of gangster-rapper clichés and the women were all naked till almost naked. The acting wasn't the best, but some actors did it well, some didn't. Hip-Hop beats were the soundtrack of this movie, I liked that. The cameraman wasn't the most experienced but it was OK. The blood effects were quite cheap, there was a lot of shooting.

I liked it because I like Hip-Hop and I'm OK with all of those clichés. But if you are not somebody who enjoys this kind of culture you maybe shouldn't watch this. You can try but don't expect much, it's just that this whole movie is a big kind of rap musical which Hip Hop fans of course enjoy because it's the first of it's kind - as far as I know. Besides watching it really takes some concentration to get through the slang and understand all of it - especially if your not a native English speaker.

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Release Date:

7 July 2009 (USA) See more »

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A Day in the Life - Eine Kugel führt zur nächsten See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA


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$3,100,000 (estimated)
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Major Independents See more »
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1.78 : 1
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