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Drug Trafficking & Traffickers in Film

Belly (1998)

Directed by Hype Williams. Cast: Nasir "Nas" Jones, Earl "DMX" Simmons, Taral Hicks, Tionne "T- Boz" Watkins, Clifford "Method Man" Smith. Two friends begin robbing clubs to make some quick cash. For one of them, the payoffs are not big enough and he begins selling drugs. Soon, friendships and relationships are put to the test by jealousy, greed, paranoia and betrayal. A realistic urban drama highlighted by an all-star hip-hop cast and a pulsing rap soundtrack. 95 min.; Credits and other information from theInternet Movie Database

Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

Directed by Martin Brest. Cast: Eddie Murphy, Lisa Eilbacher,Steven Berkoff, Judge Reinhold, Ronny Cox. Axel Foley is abrash, street smart Detroit detective who follows the trail ofa friend's murderer to the posh surroundings of Beverly Hills.And before Axel gets his man, he gets up to his neck in aninternational network of smugglers and drug peddlers. 105 min. Credits andother information from the Internet Movie Database

Boyz 'n the Hood (1991)

Directed by John Singleton. For threeyoung men growing up in South CentralLos Angeles, the "hood" is a place ofdrive-by shootings, unemployment, drugsand pain. But their reactions to theworld around them vary- one is anunambitious drug dealer, his brother isa college bound teenage father, and thebrother's best friend is guided by astrong father who hopes for a betterlife for his son. 112 min. Online Access through LFLFC.

Credits and other information from theInternet Movie Database

Cleopatra Jones (1973)

Directed by Jack Starrett. 89 min. ;

Clockers (1995)

Directed by Spike Lee. 129 min.

Coffy (1973)

Directed by Jack Hill. 91 min. ;

Disco Godfather (1979)

Directed by J. Robert Wagoner. 93 min.