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Two sharp-dressed, northern black men traveling through the violently segregated South of 1932 are arrested by a bigoted white sheriff, falsely accused of murder and sentenced to life in the state prison. A racially charged social drama? Heck no — it's an Eddie Murphy comedy. Ray (Murphy), a motor-mouthed, would-be Harlem player, and Claude (Martin...read more

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Comedy-drama about two New Yorkers (Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence) who serve more than 50 years in a Mississippi prison for a murder they didn't commit. Willie: Obba Babatunde. Wilkins: Ned Beatty. Jangle Leg: Bernie Mac. Biscuit: Miguel A. Nunez Jr. Hanco (more…)

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Comedy-drama about two New Yorkers (Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence) who serve more than 50 years in a Mississippi prison for a murder they didn't commit. Willie: Obba Babatunde. Wilkins: Ned Beatty. Jangle Leg: Bernie Mac. Biscuit: Miguel A. Nunez Jr. Hanco (more…)

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  • Released: 1999
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Two sharp-dressed, northern black men traveling through the violently segregated South of 1932 are arrested by a bigoted white sheriff, falsely accused of murder and sentenced to life in the state prison. A racially charged social drama? Heck no — it's… (more)

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