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Life (13-Apr-1999)

Director: Ted Demme

Writers: Robert Ramsey; Matthew Stone

Original Score by: Wyclef Jean

Producers: Brian Grazer; Eddie Murphy

Keywords: Drama, Comedy, Moonshine, Unjustly Accused, Prison

Two petty criminals from the Prohibition era sentenced to life imprisonment after a false accusation of murder come to terms with their fate. Told in flashback. Surprisingly good seriocomedy for Murphy and Lawrence, who both have a habit of choosing extraordinarily poor roles.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Anthony Anderson
Actor
15-Aug-1970   Kangaroo Jack, Barbershop
Obba Babatundé
Actor
1-Dec-1951   Principal Green on Dawson's Creek
Ned Beatty
Actor
6-Jul-1937   Deliverance
Lisa Nicole Carson
Actor
12-Jul-1969   Renee on Ally McBeal
Nick Cassavetes
Actor
21-May-1959   Assault of the Killer Bimbos
Heavy D
Rapper
24-May-1967 8-Nov-2011 Heavy D & the Boyz
Noah Emmerich
Actor
27-Feb-1965   The Truman Show
R. Lee Ermey
Actor
24-Mar-1944   Drill Instructor from Full Metal Jacket
Barry Shabaka Henley
Actor
15-Sep-1954   Collateral
Rick James
Musician
1-Feb-1948 6-Aug-2004 Superfreak
Brent Jennings
Actor
1951   Character actor
Sanaa Lathan
Actor
19-Sep-1971   Love & Basketball
Martin Lawrence
Comic
16-Apr-1965   Martin
Bernie Mac
Comic
5-Oct-1957 9-Aug-2008 The Bernie Mac Show
Poppy Montgomery
Actor
19-Jun-1972   Without a Trace
Eddie Murphy
Comic
3-Apr-1961   Beverly Hills Cop
Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.
Actor
11-Aug-1964   Marcus Taylor on Tour of Duty
Guy Torry
Actor
5-Jan-1969   Funny Money
Clarence Williams III
Actor
21-Aug-1939   Linc in The Mod Squad
Bokeem Woodbine
Actor
13-Apr-1973   The Big Hit

CAST

Eddie Murphy   ...   Rayford Gibson
Martin Lawrence   ...   Claude Banks
Obba Babatundé   ...   Willie Long
Ned Beatty   ...   Dexter Wilkins
Bernie Mac   ...   Jangle Leg
Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.   ...   Biscuit
Clarence Williams III   ...   Winston Hancock
Bokeem Woodbine   ...   Can't Get Right
Barry Shabaka Henley   ...   Pokerface
Brent Jennings   ...   Hoppin' Bob
Guy Torry   ...   Radio
Lisa Nicole Carson   ...   Sylvia
O'Neal Compton   ...   Supt. Abernathy
Poppy Montgomery   ...   Older Mae Rose
Ned Vaughn   ...   Young Sheriff Pike
Nick Cassavetes   ...   Sgt. Dillard
Anthony Anderson   ...   Cookie
Michael "Bear" Taliferro   ...   Goldmouth
Noah Emmerich   ...   Stan Blocker
Rick James   ...   Spanky
Heavy D   ...   Jake
Bonz Malone   ...   Leon
R. Lee Ermey   ...   Older Sheriff Pike
Sanaa Lathan   ...   Daisy
Allyson Call   ...   Young Mae Rose
James D. Brubaker   ...   Judge
Walter Jordan   ...   Slim
Brooks Almy   ...   Billy's Mama
Hal Havins   ...   Billy
Hildy Brooks   ...   Nurse Doherty
Kenn Whitaker   ...   Isaac
Ernie Lee Banks   ...   Bathroom Attendant
David Alexander   ...   Doctor
Johnny Brown   ...   Blind Rev. Clay
Armelia McQueen   ...   Mrs. Clay
Nate Evans   ...   Juke Bartender
Todd Everett   ...   Deputy at Mansion
Don Harvey   ...   Man with Lantern
Venus De Milo Thomas   ...   Juke Joint Waitress
Zaid Farid   ...   Shady Cardplayer
Keith Burke   ...   Shady Cardplayer
Kenneth White   ...   Deputy
Leonard O. Turner   ...   Supt. Burke
Augie Blunt   ...   Man in Prison
Quantae Love   ...   Trustee at Line
Sean Lampkin   ...   Trustee at Line
James Emory, Jr.   ...   Goldmouth's Son
Bill Gratton   ...   Fire Inspector
Reamy Hall   ...   Mrs. Dillard
George Hartmann   ...   Prison Guard
Zack Helvey   ...   Capt. Tom Burnette
Haskell Vaughn Anderson III   ...   Junkie
Kimble Jemison   ...   Gang Banger
Jordan Mahome   ...   Gang Banger
William Taylor   ...   Bagman
Jay Arlen Jones   ...   Bagman
Oscar Jordan   ...   Juke Joint Guitarist
Jordan Lund   ...   Funeral Chaplain
Ronald Lee Moss   ...   Bouncer
Betty Murphy   ...   Mrs. Abernathy
Walter Powell, Jr.   ...   Waiter
Chris Prevost   ...   Pilot
Dawn Robinson   ...   Club Crooner
Leon Sanders   ...   Barkeeper
Steve Boyles   ...   Mule Cart Driver

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