Strapped (1993) - Rotten Tomatoes


Strapped (1993)





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Strapped is a made-for-cable coming-of-age movie about an intelligent Black teenager (Bokeem Woodbine) who struggles to survive in the housing projects of Brooklyn. In order to stay alive, Woodbine has to perform all manners of shady activities, whether it's running guns or selling secrets to the police. Forest Whitaker's directorial debut is a textured and moving drama, highlighted by an excellent performance by Woodbine.


Bokeem Woodbine
as Diquan Mitchell
Kia Joy Goodwin
as Latisha Jordan
Kool Moe Dee
as Gun Dealer
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Critic Reviews for Strapped

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (2)

It stands tall as an example of HBO's commitment to drama as a mirror of society in a summer when theatrical movies have fled into fantasy.

January 24, 2018 | Full Review…

... a fairly simple moral tale, despite plot complications drawn from local headlines.

December 11, 2017 | Full Review…

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