Lockdown

Synopsis: Avery had to drop out of college to support his girlfriend Krista and their son Jordan, but he saved his money and is eager to get back in the game. He has returned to the swim meet circuit and is now having the time of his life. One night, after winning a race, he is approached by a college scout. Thrilled, he goes out with his friends Dre and Cashmere to celebrate. A gun used in a drive-by shooting somehow finds its way into Cashmere's car. The cops arrive, and soon the trio land in jail. Cashmere has an easier time adapting to penitentiary life than Dre and Avery, who are more unfamiliar with the gang life that pervades the environment. Avery clings to Krista and Jordan as reasons to hold on, but there is only one man who can, and will, fight on his behalf - Charles, his swimming scout, who believes in his innocence without question. Regardless of the outcome, Avery must learn to hold on to his ideals after the brutality he has witnessed.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
 
IMDB:
6.3
R
Year:
2000
105 min
47 Views

Are you nervous?

What do I got to be nervous about?

They just got reps from major

universities coming...

...that could change everything

for you and me and Jordan...

...but, nah...

...l'm not nervous.

So, what are you saying?

I'm saying I'm very nervous.

Listen.

Just pretend is me and Jordan

watching you swim laps at the YMCA.

- You and Jordan?

- Yeah.

All right.

What you need?

Come here, shorty.

What you got there, man?

Give me that.

Better not be trying your

sticky fingers on me.

Mind my shit. I'll be right back.

Yes! Oh, Cashmere!

Yo, Cash!

Cashmere!

Shit.

What are you doing?

I got business to tend to.

- What about this business?

- I'm done with that.

All you need to worry about

is going to that prison...

...and getting Clean Up my drugs.

Now, we clear on that?

- We're clear on that.

- Hitler, come on.

Come on. Les go make some money.

Don't bring that dog

over here next to me.

Ain't got all f*cking day.

Give me my pay.

Just keep that

motherf*cker over there.

- Why you so amped, nigga?

- Time is motherf*cking money.

Got a swim meet to go to.

Swim meet?

Niggas don't f*cking swim, nigga.

My boy Avery Montgomery do.

I know him. Nigga think

he Flipper or some shit.

Niggas need to stick

to what they know.

Selling this rock out here.

That boy gonna make something of

himself, just like I will selling rock.

I hear you. I'm gonna make

something of myself too.

- You short.

- What you talking about?

- The rest of my money.

- Huh?

Are you deaf? Where's the rest?

- I was gonna tell you about that.

- Just give me my money!

Calm down. Listen a minute.

I need you to front me.

Thas bullshit. If Clean Up was out

here, your ass wouldn't ask for shit.

Get out of my face.

Who you think you talking to?

Give me my motherf*cking money.

- F*cking bitch!

- What, motherf*cker?

You want some? What the f*ck?

All right, nigga.

- All right.

- Yeah.

You got till tomorrow

to come up with my money!

Shoulve f*cking killed me!

I better see my money.

- I'm gonna see you, son!

- Punk bitch.

- Come on, man! I ain't got all day!

- I'm coming, man.

- Dang.

- Get in the back, baby.

Hitler!

Whas up, Hitler?

I told you I was coming.

I don't know how you do it.

- Do what?

- Work them hours in that hot-ass place.

I'd melt like a motherf*cking M&M.

Wasn't a lot of people looking to hire

me after I dropped out of high school.

Why don't you work for me?

What you scared of?

Besides my moms and Krista, man?

Come on.

They knew I was slinging rock,

they'd tear my ass up.

They got to get in line, because

I'd be the first to kick your ass.

Man, I ain't messing with that.

You can count on that.

Will that be all?

Will that be all?

You want something else, man?

Ketchup with them french fries.

And ketchup for them french fries.

Don't forget the ketchup!

Please pull around to the window.

Thall be $6.50.

Can I get you anything else?

Give me all the f*cking money.

- Give me all the f*cking money!

- Hurry up!

- No!

- Give me the money!

Shut the f*ck up!

Get the f*ck out of here!

Les hear it for Danielle Gold

in lane four.

- Hey, Dad.

- Hey, baby.

I thought that law firm had you

chained to the desk.

This hotshot you been talking about

better be fast. I have to get back to work.

You'll see.

Damn! Look at the bodies on the

motherf*cking females, man.

Yo, man, you can see all that shit.

Thas what I'm talking about.

Hey, nigga, there go my moms

and Krista right there.

- Where my brother-in-law Avery at?

- Avery ain't your brother-in-law.

Nigga's family.

He in the family.

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Preston A. Whitmore II

Preston Alexander Whitmore II (born June 26, 1962) is an American film director, film producer, and screenwriter. Preston Whitmore is best known for his 2007 comedy-drama This Christmas. The film garnered Preston an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Directing in 2008. Whitmore has a number of television and feature film projects in development at his Los Angeles based production company, The Preston Picture Company. more…

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