R | | Crime, Drama
The story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.
The film is set in Detroit, Michigan, but production and filming took place in Cleveland, Ohio.
Johnny 'Lil Man' Curry:
Leon wasn't even in the motherfuckin' HOUSE!
The bulk of this story is set in the early / mid '80s. However, Wershe Sr. tells his son that he is seeing someone about a "40 Cal". The .40 S&W cartridge debuted January 17, 1990.
It Ain't No Easy Thing
Written by William Bell, Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd
Courtesy of Water Well Music (BMI) c/o Concord Copyrights
Performed by Carla Thomas
Courtesy of Stax Records, a division of Concord Music
$8,860,431 (USA) (16 September 2018)
$24,011,188 (USA) (8 November 2018)
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