Strapped Movie Review 1993

Information and Film Reviews for Strapped the Movie

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Earnest urban drama about a young man who needs quick cash and turns to selling guns to get it. ("Strapped" in street lingo means both carrying a gun and needing money.) Diquan's (Woodbine) pregnant girlfriend is in jail for selling crack and he doesn't have the bail money. So he and a partner begin selling guns but it turns out Diquan has also cut a deal with the cops and the deal doesn't stay a secret for long. Whitaker's directorial debut.

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HBO, 1100 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10036, Phone: (212)512-7400, Fax: (212)512-7498, URL: http://www.hbo.com, Remarks: Online sales through www.store.hbo.com

Available on VHS
Running time 102 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Urban Drama, African America
Screenplay
Dena Kleiman
Cast
Bokeem Woodbine, Kia Joy Goodwin, Fred "Fredro" Scruggs, Michael Biehn, Craig Wasson
Director
Forest Whitaker
Producer
Nellie Nugiel, Michael Apted, Robert O'Connor, Osiris Films, HBO Showcase

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