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Winner Takes All (1998)

In 1978, two rapper childhood friend turn to the quick and easy life of crime to support their needy parents. But after a foiled robbery, one of them is jailed while the other flees, ... See full summary »

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Daniel Zirilli

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Robert Hayes III (story) (as Robert Hayes), Marlon Parry (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
AMG AMG ... Grant (as A.M.G.)
B-Real ... The Professional (as B Real)
Reegus Flenory Reegus Flenory ... Dexter Morris
Flesh 'N' Bone ... Daryl (as Flesh-N-Bone)
Robert Hayes III Robert Hayes III ... Ron Harrison / Fighting Prisoner (as The Godfather) (as Robert Hayes)
Rappin' 4-Tay ... Vernon
Alfred Rubin Thompson ... Silas (as Alfred 'Rubin' Thompson)
Domino Domino ... Himself
Daniel Zirilli ... Enzo
Joe Estevez ... Dick
Tiffany Downey ... Lt. Bobbie 'Bob' Raines
Don Jole Don Jole ... Salvatore
Marlon Parry Marlon Parry ... Frank
Franky J. Franky J. ... Marcus
Tony Tarracino Tony Tarracino ... Don Vincenzi (as Capt. Tony Tarracino)
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In 1978, two rapper childhood friend turn to the quick and easy life of crime to support their needy parents. But after a foiled robbery, one of them is jailed while the other flees, changes his name, joins the military, and grows up to become a narcotics agent. 10 years later, the agent becomes embroiled in an assassination plot for a powerful Mafia boss headed by a corrupt drug agent. The two friends must find a way to come together to stop it. Written by Anonymous

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Winning isn't everything... It's the only thing. See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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R
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 2008 (Japan) See more »

Filming Locations:

Louisville, Kentucky, USA See more »

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Pop Art Film Factory See more »
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Color
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During the scene that takes place on the Virgin Islands, Islamorada, FL is seen in letters on the boat. See more »

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FUN TO WATCH THE RAPPERS
11 June 2000 | by nmannSee all my reviews

This movie is not high art, but it is a good slice of pop culture. Make sure to see the video version, not the one hacked up on cable. The story follows two guys growing up in the hood, then going their separate ways after a botched robbery - one follows a life or crime, and the other later becomes a dea agent. It's interesting to see the Italian mob sub story- and B-real from Cypress Hill does a great job as the Hit Man. Rappin' 4-Tay is also very funny. The film has a music video style, and also features Flesh n' Bone from Bone thuggs, AMG, and Domino. Rap fans will appreciate this movie, and as long as your expectations aren't that high- it's fun to watch.


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