|Directed by||Forest Whitaker|
|Produced by||Nellie Nugiel|
|Written by||Dena Kleiman|
William James Stiggers, Jr.
|Music by||Joe Romano|
|Editing by||Glenn Morgan|
|Distributed by||HBO Films|
|Release date(s)||August 21, 1993|
|Running time||104 minutes|
Strapped is a 1993 television crime-thriller/drama, produced by HBO Films for HBO, directed by Forest Whitaker and starring, William James Stiggers, Jr., Chi Ali and was the debut film of Bokeem Woodbine and rapper Fredro Starr.
A young ex-con, played by Woodbine, who attempts to turn his life around and start legitimate work. However, his girlfriend soon gets in legal trouble and the police force him into a complicated undercover operation involving selling guns on the street and selling information to the police. The title refers to the urban slang for carrying a gun.
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