|Written by||Dena Kleiman|
|Directed by||Forest Whitaker|
William James Stiggers, Jr.
|Theme music composer||Joe Romano|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||104 minutes|
|Original release||August 21, 1993|
Strapped is a 1993 television crime-thriller/drama produced by HBO Films. The film, which was directed by Forest Whitaker, was the cinematic debut of Bokeem Woodbine. It features several rappers including Fredro Starr, Busta Rhymes, and Kool Moe Dee.
A young ex-con, played by Woodbine, attempts to turn his life around and start legitimate work. However, his girlfriend gets in legal trouble and the police force him into a complicated undercover operation that involves selling guns on the street while selling information to the police.
The film's title refers to the urban slang for carrying a gun.
- Bokeem Woodbine as Diquan Mitchell
- Kia Goodwin as Latisha Jordan
- William James Stiggers, Jr. as Chucky
- Chi Ali as Pharaoh
- Yo-Yo (rapper) as Ann
- Michael Biehn as Matthew McRae
- Jermaine Hopkins as Lay-Lay
- Isaiah Washington as Willie
- Kool Moe Dee as Chaz
- Paul McCrane as Mitch Corman
- Monie Love as Yvonne
- Edward Lewis as Video Kid
- Craig Wasson as Ben
- George Letrell Dynamite as Jamel (as Dynamite)
- Dina Meyer as Delivery Person
- Angela Jones as Woman at Clinic
- Busta Rhymes as Buster
- Fredro Starr as Bamboo/Mark Rivers
- Wendell Pierce as District Attorney
- Starletta DuPois as Diquan's mother
- Samaria Graham as Mother in Grocery Store
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