Life Is Hot in Cracktown

Synopsis: Various stories of how crack cocaine has infiltrated the inner-city streets. Based on Buddy Giovinazzo's novel "Life is Hot in Cracktown".
Genre: Crime, Drama
Director(s): Buddy Giovinazzo
Production: Lightning Media
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
99 min

Pass the ball.

Watch his crossover.

Watch it, watch it.

He'll break his legs, watch this.

- Let me show you something.

- Where' we goin'?


C'mon don't be pullin' me around,

I ain't your property.

- I'm showing you something.

- What 'u got to show me?

- I'm showing you something.

- What?

C'mon I'm doing somethin' over here.


I'm busy.

I'm busy.

Forget it Romeo.

I do you, but I'm not doing them.

What the f*** is the matter?!

Your p*ssy too good for my f***ing friends?!

- I'm telling my brother.

- B*tch tell your motherfucking brother!

B*tch, you think we give a f***?!


B*tch take that sh*t off!

Hell no!

- Take that sh*t off!

- F*** you! I ain't taking off sh*t!

- Take that sh*t off now!

- F*** you!

- Take it off!

- No!

- Take this sh*t off!

- Stay the f*** down!

- Ain't no place for you to f***ing go!

- Take your f***ing shirt off!

- I'll hold her! I'll hold her!

- Motherfuckers!

Get off of me!

- Take that sh*t off!

- Get the f*** off of me!

I'll cut your f***ing eyes out!

Do you understand that?!

Take the pants off!

F***ing p*ssy b*tch!

Take your f***ing pants off!

- Get off of me!

- Take your f***ing panties off!

- Take your pants off! Panties off!

- Get the f*** off of me!

F*** you!

Get off of me!


I love this sh*t.

You better f***in..

Look at me!

Who the f*** do you think you are?!

Make some noise for me you f***ing sh*t!

- F*** you motherf***er!

- That's what I f***ing like!

- F*** you!

- I love that!

- F*** you!

- I love that! What else you got?!

Yeah! Yeah, this is what

I'm f***ing talking about.

Get off of me!

Wait! Let me get a blast first?!


Anal blast b*tch!

You f***ing a**holes!

Motherfucking a**holes!

What's up?

You don't f*** her?

F*** you!


Get the f*** out of here man!



Yo cuz that's enough!

F*** you nigga! If you don't like that sh*t,

I'll make you drink that sh*t, Soby!

And you may drink my sh*t!

What the f***?! I'll f*** you up, you Soby!

What the f*** you gonna do huh?!


Let's get the f*** outta here, ok?

Thanks baby.

Come on Lou..

You know I can't take food

stamps for beer and cigarettes.

Come on, Manny.

It's just my goddamn food.

Yeah, but Ravi says no cigarettes

and no beer with food stamps.

I don't make up the rules, bro.

How does Ravi know

what the f*** I'm buying?

He see everything?!

Is he God?!

All right, all right, look..

It's $12.85, right?!

Take the $15,

keep the rest.

That way Ravi makes out,

I make out, everybody makes out.

Come on?

Ravi's gonna turn down..

$2.15 profit?

God bless you, cuz.

God bless America.

What's up, ladies?

Oh, you don't wanna know.

Well uhm,

something I can do for you?

Well I'm sure there's somethin'.

What do you guys need?





Any special kind?

I dunno what do you suggest?

Here, try these.

I think they'll be good.

Ooh extra large.

Can we try one out first?

I'm afraid not,

all sales are final.

All right. Well we'll take two boxes,

the ones with six of 'em in a box.

Is that enough?

Cesar's gonna kill us if that's all we do.

Yeah, well f*** Cesar.

He ain't out there doin' nobody.

Two boxes..

and a receipt.

A receipt?

Yeah, we can't get

rebursed without a receipt.


it's reimbursed.

- That's what I said.

- No, you said rebursed.

You've got to 'ium'.


We'll take two receipts, please.


Anything else?

No, I think that's it.

Oh and uh, we'll be at the corner

if you'll be needin' anything sweetie.

What the f*** do you want?

I want f***ing money,

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Buddy Giovinazzo

Buddy Giovinazzo is an American independent filmmaker and author who is known for his gritty-low budget debut film, Combat Shock, and his collection of harrowing short stories of low urban life in his 1993 novel, Life is Hot in Cracktown. Born May 5, 1957 in New York City, Buddy grew up in Staten Island. He went to the College of Staten Island where he graduated with a Masters in Cinema, later teaching film there as well. He is the brother of Rick Giovinazzo who is a composer, orchestrator, and the star of his premier film, Combat Shock. His cousin is television and film actor, Carmine Giovinazzo. more…

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