R | | Action, Crime, Drama
A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed.
The role of Delilah was offered to Jada Pinkett-Smith, who turned it down. The reason was because her long-time friend, rapper Tupac Shakur, had had an altercation with one of the film's directors Allen Hughes on the set of her previous film Menace II Society and was fired.
Everyone in this town knows I've only got one leg. And that motherfucker grabbed the wrong one.
At the bank doors on the dock. The soundtrack implies metal doors being unlocked and opened/closed. The door opens and you can see that there are no bolts. It has a deadbolt but nothing on the door edge suggesting an opening. At the top edge of the door it looks almost wood like. The door did not even lock or have a doorknob channel.
Criterion Laserdisc also famously had a rather graphic unrated version of the armored car robbery scene near the end, apparently the original version nearly got the movie the NC-17 and it was cut down.
$7,943,778 8 October 1995