Title: Never Die Alone
Cast: Earl Simmons (DMX), David Arquette, Jennifer Sky, Rhoda Jordan, Michael Ealy
Released: March 26th, 2004
US Box Office: $5,644,575
Summary: A film noir centering around a hard-boiled, stylish kingpin drug dealer, called King David, who returns to his hometown seeking redemption--but ends up only finding violent death. But he did not die alone...King David's final moments are spent with Paul, an aspiring journalist who knew him for just a few minutes; yet King David would forever more have an impact on Paul's life. Half preacher, half Satan, and all street smarts, King David had recorded the story of his exploits on audiotape, leaving behind an often-poetic sermon on villainy and its consequences. The tapes reveal that the cycle of violence and retribution, which his actions have spawned, has come back to him, full circle, as he suspected they might all along.
Title: Cradle 2 The Grave
Cast: Jet Li, Earl Simmons (DMX), Anthony Anderson, Kelly Hu, Tom Arnold
Released: February 28th, 2003
US Box Office: $34,604,054
Summary: Leader. Thief. Warrior. Father. Armed with a potent combination of charisma, street smarts and martial arts expertise, Tony Fait navigates the menace of the urban landscape with passionate precision, taking care of business and his fiercely loyal crew of professionals with a dedication surpassed only by his love for his young daughter Vanessa. After pulling off a complex heist involving a cache of black diamonds, Fait quickly comes fist-to-fist with Su, a Taiwanese government agent who has pursued the extraordinary stones halfway across the world. As lethal as he is relentless, Su isn't just hunting down diamonds--he's hunting the ruthless Ling, his former partner, who kidnaps Fait's daughter in a ploy to exchange her for the stolen jewels. But when word hits the street that Fait stashed the stones with his fence Archie, the diamonds promptly wind up in the hands of a powerful crime lord. His back to the wall, Fait mobilizes his crew, suspends his strict no-guns policy and prepares to unleash every force at his disposal to save his daughter. But only Su knows Ling well enough to anticipate his every move--and after he dispenses with Ling's operatives, Su could be his best hope for bringing Vanessa home alive. Adversaries by code but allied by circumstance, the master thief and the enigmatic agent join forces to wage war on their common enemy: Su to exact revenge against the man who once tried to take his life, and Fait to rescue Vanessa, the one person that he cannot live without.
Title: Hip Hop Story: Tha Movie
Cast: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, DMX, Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube
Summary: With footage of the many of the major hip-hop artists of the past decade, Hip-Hop Story bravely attempts to look into the lives of these major players in what has become a multi-billion dollar industry. The film also focuses on how the genre changed following the deaths of superstars 2Pac and Notorious B.I.G. Interviews with record executives and stars such as Bone thugs-n-harmony, Snoop Dog, Ice Cube, KRS-One, and DMX help shed light on this major force in popular culture.
Title: Cradle 2 The Grave
Cast: Steven Seagal, Earl Simmons (DMX), Isaiah Washington, Anthony Anderson, Michael Jai White
Released: March 16, 2001
US Box Office: $51,758,599
Summary: Maverick Detroit police detective Orin Boyd's take-no- prisoners approach to domestic terrorism gets him booted downtown to the city's toughest precinct. Here he runs up against mysterious crimelord Latrell Walker, whose dicey connections and seemingly unlimited cash make him everyone's favorite target. Together the two men take on a conspiracy that reaches all the way through the ranks to the heart of the precinct.
Title: Boricua's Bond
Cast: DMX, Treach, Redman, Big Pun, Tyson Beckford, Method Man, Frankie Negron
Released: June 21, 2000
U.S. Box Office: $103,163
Summary: In a South Bronx neighborhood offering few opportunities, Tommy Rivera is a young painter with a focus and a future--if he can transcend his surroundings. His art, inspired by the conflicts around him, could be his salvation. Tommy draws strength from family and friends. Following the death of his father, Allen Miller and his mother move into the neighborhood. When newcomer Allen is attacked by a street gang, Tommy intervenes. The two young men form an unlikely friendship, and Allen is reluctantly accepted by Tommy's circle of friends. But this fragile harmony is soon shattered: Tommy, Allen, and their friends are rounded up by the police for a crime they did not commit. Forced into a turning point, they will make choices that will change their lives forever.
Title: Romeo Must Die
Cast: Jet Li, Aaliyah Haughton, Isaiah Washington, DMX, Russell Wong, Henry O
Released: March 22, 2000
U.S. Box Office: $55,973,336
Summary: Tough ex-cop Han Sing travels from Hong Kong to America to find justice for his brother, who was murdered in an ongoing battle between Chinese and African-American gangs. Han soon takes his brother's place in the war and becomes entangled in the violence, until he falls in love with Trish, the daughter of the rival gang's leader.
Cast: Earl Simmons, Nasir Jones, Hassan Iniko Johnson, Taral Hicks, Tionne Watkins
Released: November 4, 1998
U.S. Box Office: $9,606,219
Summary: An urban thriller which tells a modern coming of age story which chronicles the lives of two childhood friends, Tommy Brown and Sincere, as they climb the rungs of organized crime. To many in his neighborhood, 17-year-old Tommy is the Ghetto president--a womanizing charismatic thug consumed by wealth and power. In stark contrast to Tommy, Sincere is a refined intellectual who, between scores, occasionally likes to read and spend time with his family. Suddenly their trust and loyalty are challenged as it becomes clear that they want different things out of life. A once genuine relationship is starting to rip at the seams and is finally put to the test on the cusp of the new millennium, New Year's Eve 1999.
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