Thug Life (film)

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Thug Life
Directed byGreg Carter
Produced byGreg Carter
Written byGreg Carter, Keith Kjornes
StarringWillie D
Lady of Rage
Roy Fegan
Thomas Miles
Junie Hoang
Music byKentha Stephens
CinematographyMark David
Edited byDavid Parmenter
Distributed byMadacy Entertainment
York Entertainment
Release date
March 8, 2001
Running time
90 min.
CountryUnited States
Box officeTBA

Thug Life is a 2001 film written, produced, and directed by Greg Carter.

A young man trying to grow up straight in a crime-ridden neighborhood finds himself on the run after a friend accidentally lures him into a trap in this hard-edged urban drama. Boo (Thomas Miles) grew up in a rough section of Houston, TX, where many see crime as their only way out. Boo is determined to leave the street life behind and build an honest career for himself as a plumber, but his longtime friend Mecca (Gregory O. Stewart) talks Boo into helping him out as he tries to sell a stolen vehicle. Things don't go as planned, and when shots ring out, Boo and Mecca discover they've been framed for the murder of a gang leader and have to get out of Houston at once if they are to stand any chance of surviving the night. Thug Life also features noted hip-hop and reggae artists Vybz Kartel, Willie D., The Lady of Rage, and Napoleon.

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