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Gridlock'd
- Tupac Shakur

Overview - When a friend OD's and winds up in a coma, a mismatched pair of Detroit junkies strive to seek help in kicking their heroin habit in government-sponsored programs, only to find themselves drowning in the comical--and sadly accurate--bureaucratic morass of sanctioned detox centers.  Read more...

 
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Overview

When a friend OD's and winds up in a coma, a mismatched pair of Detroit junkies strive to seek help in kicking their heroin habit in government-sponsored programs, only to find themselves drowning in the comical--and sadly accurate--bureaucratic morass of sanctioned detox centers. An authentic, scathingly satiric black comedy debut from actor-turned-writer/director Vondie Curtis Hall, featuring the final big screen performance of murdered rapper Tupac Shakur.

Cast List

Tupac Shakur - Rap performer/actor, JUICE
2Pac - Rap performer/actor, JUICE
2 Pac - Rap performer/actor, JUICE
Vondie Curtis-Hall - African-American actor/director, GRIDLOCK'D (1997)
Vondie Curtis Hall - African-American actor/director, GRIDLOCK'D (1997)
Howard Hesseman - American actor, WKRP IN CINCINNATI
Stewart Copeland - Ex-Police drummer
Thandie Newton - British actress, FLIRTING
Tom Towles - Supporting Actor
Tim Roth - British Actor
Charles Fleischer - AMERICAN ACTOR
Christopher Koefoed - Editor, BOOK OF LOVE (2002)
Bill Pope - Director of photography, BOUND/THE MATRIX
Dan Bishop
James Pickens Jr.
John Sayles - Director/Writer/Producer

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 112
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 025192266928
  • Genre: Feature Film Urban Action
  • Rating: R (MPAA)
  • Release Date: April 2013

Related Categories:
Movies > Comedies

Related Keywords:
Friends
Black Comedy
Drugs
Social Issues
Satire
Big City
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Reviews:
"...Shakur is perfectly matched with Tim Roth as manic Stretch. The British actor revels in impersonating American lowlifes..." -- 3 out of 4 stars - 01/29/1997 USA Today, p.3D


"...[Shakur] lends Spoon a tremor of sorrow, projecting a supple emotionalism..." - 01/31/1997 Entertainment Weekly, p.38-9


"...A smart, well-made buddy film....[Shakur] played this part with an appealing mix of presence, confidence and humor..." - 01/29/1997 New York Times, p.C12


"...Shakur has the relaxed presence of a young Wesley Snipes and plays perfectly off the delirious Tim Roth..." - 01/29/1997 Los Angeles Times, p.F1


"...This is grim material, but surprisingly entertaining....[Shakur] gives his best performance..." - 01/29/1997 Chicago Sun-Times, p.39

 
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