R | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1932, two strangers are wrongfully convicted and develop a strong friendship in prison that lasts them through the 20th century.
Eddie Murphy's last R-rated film until Dolemite Is My Name (2019).
Is there any truth in what this man said?
Older Sheriff Pike: What the hell difference does it make? At least the state of Mississippi got forty years of cheap labor out of the deal!
Claude Banks: Motherfucker, you took our lives! Gimme the gun, I'm gonna kill this motherfucker myself!
When Claude and Rayford are driving to pick up some bootleg liquor, the camera switches over from one side of the car to the other, each time Rayford's shirt is constantly changing from, buttons tied to the top to having the top two buttons undone.
Bloopers are shown during the closing credits.
$20,414,775 18 April 1999