R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.
During the cookout scene, the grocery bags read "Vote Yes on 163. This refers to California Proposition 163, which amended the California Constitution to prohibit the state, or any county, city, or special district, from imposing sales or use taxes on food products used for home consumption.
The fuck you trippin' off of?
Tat Lawson: Do you owe me some money, motherfucker?
Tony: Hell no! But here you go!
Before he beats up Chauncy at Ronnie's party, Caine asks O-Dog for his gun. O-Dog hands Caine his Glock. However, when the beating starts and Caine is pistol-whipping Chauncy, the gun has become a Beretta 92F.
The Criterion Collection director's cut on LaserDisc includes the following additional footage:
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