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Once in the Life (2000)

R
107 min | Crime, Drama

Street hustler Mike cooks up a drug rip-off with his estranged half-brother Torch. Simple robbery turns fatal bloodbath, so they hide out in a claustrophobic rat hole waiting for Mike's buddy Tony, who's "out of the life," or so he says.
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Laurence Fishburne (play "Riff Raff") (screenplay)
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Release date
Oct 27, 2000 (United States)

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22 cast members
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Gregory Hines
Ruffhouse Ruffhouse   See fewer
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Dominic Chianese Jr.
Freddie Nine Lives Freddie Nine Lives   See fewer
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Tiger Hu Chen
Chino (as Tiger Chen) Chino (as Tiger Chen)   See fewer
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Paul Calderon
Manny Rivera Manny Rivera   See fewer
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Andres Titus
Hector (as Andres 'Dres' Titus) Hector (as Andres 'Dres' Titus)   See fewer
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Laurence Fishburne
20 / 20 Mike 20 / 20 Mike   See fewer
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Harsh Nayyar
Cab Driver Cab Driver   See fewer
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Sue Costello
Sgt. Kneeley Sgt. Kneeley   See fewer
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Nick Chinlund
Mike Murphy Mike Murphy   See fewer
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Timothy W. White
Little Billy (as Tim White) Little Billy (as Tim White)   See fewer
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Justin Pierre Edmund
Little Mikey Little Mikey   See fewer
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Jim Breuer
Pizzaman Pizzaman   See fewer
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Huey Morgan
Carlos Carlos   See fewer
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Madison Riley
Precious Precious   See fewer
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Toree Hill
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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Alan Francis Sullivan
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Eric Van Alstyne
Plainsclothes Cop (uncredited) Plainsclothes Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

5.3 / 10 | 659 votes