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Pay the Price (2000)

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The first movie ever dealing with Black College Marching Bands. It is a true story based on the director's life in Alabama State University's Marching Band. Freshmen go through strenuous physical and mental exercises to make the band. A ...See moreThe first movie ever dealing with Black College Marching Bands. It is a true story based on the director's life in Alabama State University's Marching Band. Freshmen go through strenuous physical and mental exercises to make the band. A white male and black female try and become the first to inherit membership in an all-male Southern Black College Marching Band. They, along with the remaining freshmen known as "crabs" are harassed by the upperclassmen to see if they have what it takes to "Pay The Price" to become members in this prestigious band. They help lead the band to glory. Written by paytheprice_movie@hotmail.com See less
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Jul 8, 2000 (United States)
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48 cast members
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Neal R. Hazard
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Stephen C. Fulton
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Deidee Deionne
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Tim O. Hughes
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Jemmerio Is Jemmerio
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Dwight 'Lil Skrapp' Reynolds
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Malcolm Spears
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Denitra Isler
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Darian Perkins
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Hattie Lemon
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Larry A. Price
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Crystal Porter Bazemore
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Byron Altman
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Cedric V. Young
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Darryl D. Lassiter
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George 'Spike' Neely
Drill Instructor Drill Instructor   See fewer
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Eddie Ellis
Visiting Band Director Visiting Band Director   See fewer
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David L. Gough
Carlos Drake Carlos Drake   See fewer
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Joe Hill
Old School Singer Old School Singer   See fewer
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Bennie Taylor
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Edward James Chapman II
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Robert Carter
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Devin Gough
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Gene Keller
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Shea Sica
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Derrick D. Lassiter
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Stephanie Williams
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Jason Rushin
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Johnnye P. Lassiter
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Dexter Browing
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Kenneth Flanders Sr.
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Horacio Sigler
Miss Thang's Dad Miss Thang's Dad   See fewer
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Oletha Doss
Miss Thang's Mom Miss Thang's Mom   See fewer
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B. Hall
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Robert L. Lassiter
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Tracy Johnson
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Felecia Calloway
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Wanda Ware
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Derek Jackson
Young Child Chocolate Buttermilk Young Child Chocolate Buttermilk   See fewer
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Tamar Banks
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Carlos C.J. Meyer
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7.6 / 10 | 13 votes