Synopsis: BLACKOUT takes you inside the personal journey of what went down and what it was really like in Brooklyn, NY on August 14. It examines the nature of man to take advantage of his own fellow man outside of normal conditions, in times of weakness and vulnerability
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Jerry LaMothe
Production: Blackout Movie
  1 nomination.
95 min

Yeah. Y'all, got them CDs and DVDs.

-What's up, baby?

-What's good?

-How you?

-Ain't shit.

All right.

You got that new

Bad Boys II soundtrack?

Do I? And the shit is fire, dun.

I'm selling out every day

on that right there.

Yeah, y'all, CDs, DVDs...

Man, I told you. You can't be marrying

my sister, you ain't got no paper.

I ain't having it.

What's up, youngblood,

you can't speak?

What's up, man?

I'll come holler at you later on.

Let me finish this.

Hey, you know what I heard

they pay these chicks in these videos?

Pay them a ham sandwich.

They don't get a dime shaking their ass

in the camera like that.

Yeah. I fucked around

with a little video chick one time.

Wait. What?

What do you mean?

You saw her in the club?

You bumped into her on the way

to the bathroom in the club?

Come on, man.

Quit clowning me, man.

Stay out of my business, all right?

I don't love them hos.

I like me a gangster bitch.

Pretty but gangster.

You know what I'm saying?

It's all right. It's all right.

F*ck that. Yeah, all right.

Damn, son. I'm saying, why don't you

just date dudes, then, man?

-What? Oh.

-Take that ho with you, son.

If there ain't no water in here,

I'm telling you I'm gonna be crazy.

Tell your mom I'm gonna call her later

about that information.

-Ali. What's good, my man?

-What up, L?

Hey, man, you know me, man.

I'm always good.

Another day, another hustle.

I'm about to go to work, so, you know,

came to get my newspaper.

I'm about to go to work, so, you know,

came to get my newspaper.

My water. You know you're running

out of water, right?

You'd better get on your man.

And, this bag of chips

and you already know...

A man after my own heart...

Yeah. That's fresh. Yeah, I like that.

So how much I owe you?





-It was $2.50 yesterday.

-All right.

Damn. I gotta count this out.

You know what I'm saying?


Yo, I'm gonna owe you 30 cents,

all right?

-No. No, dude.

-I'm good for it.

What is it you don't understand?

No credit. The sign is right there.

It says, "No credit."

Look, there's even an exclamation point.

Oh, that's what you're talking about.

You want the credit.

-Oh, thank you, Ali...

-No. No, dude, I'm serious.

I can't let you off anymore.

Every day you come in here,

go through your pants

and realize you ain't got no money.

Maybe if you counted your money

before you come in here,

you realize you don't have enough

to buy what you want.

Come on, man. I come in here

every day. You know what I'm saying?

You're getting rich off us out here.

How you gonna spaz on me with...

Hold on, hold on,

hold on, hold on, hold on.

-Who the hell you think is getting rich?


Dude, you think I'd be out here

working 16 hours a day

-if I was getting rich?

-Damn, 16 hours.

That's why we don't accept IOUs.

Man, give me this, man. I'll give you

the 30 cents tomorrow, all right?

I was going to be one myself

at one time, you know.


When you gonna fix my sink, man?

You come over to my house

from a week ago,

and you don't come back, man.

I haven't forgotten about you, Beatrice.

As soon as the company

brings the stuff,

you're gonna be first on my list.

This man full of shit.

I'll soon report him to me landlord.

Sure. You know how much

they report him already?

-Morning, George.


Good morning, Mrs. Thompson.

Coming from work, I see.


-How's CJ?

-Oh, he's fine. Thank you.

Figured out which school

he's gonna go to yet?

Yes, indeed.

He will be going to Penn State

in the fall. Full academic scholarship.

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