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Does Michael Sheen know his own career? Watch the video. Two young friends involved in organized crime and drug dealing find that their priorities differ. Four inner-city teenagers get caught up in the pursuit of power and happiness, which they refer to as "the juice". A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life. A crime lord ascends to power and becomes megalomaniacal while a maverick police detective vows to stop him. In South Central L. A former gangster fresh out of prison wants to change his life for the better and must save his 10 year old son who has already chosen a gang life. A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed.
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It takes place in Harlem in the s. The title of the film is taken from the album and song by Eric B. Ace is a young man living with his mom and sister in the Harlem ghetto working a dead-end job at a dry cleaning shop. His sister's boyfriend, Calvin, is a successful cocaine dealer while Ace's close friend Mitch is a flashy, popular drug dealer. Despite both of them promising a life of easy money, expensive cars and women, Ace decides to live a law-abiding life. The customer, Lulu, is a cocaine supplier who lets Ace keep the drug. Impressed, Ace goes back to Lulu for more cocaine to sell. Lulu has a top-quality supply of cocaine which Ace sells on the street at a cheap price, quickly luring away customers from other drug dealers. Ace starts wholesaling his product to other dealers in the neighborhood, believing everyone can make money and be happy.
Mormons are very strict about avoiding sex outside of marriage. He's a devoted father and every ounce of free time goes to his kids. She will probably feel persecuted and attacked if you try. And unless they are total cretins your ward members will love him too.