Release Date: August 17th, 2004
DVD Release Date: August 17th, 2004
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 33 min
Stan "Tookie" Williams (Jamie Foxx), founder of the infamous Los Angeles street gang the Crips, is sent to death row in 1981. Journalist Barbara Becnel (Lynn Whitfield) wants to interview Williams after her son gets interested in gang culture. Though initially reluctant to speak to anyone, Williams' outlook changes when he begins writing children's books. Resolving to redeem himself before his execution, Williams talks to Becnel about his turbulent childhood and his rise to gangster legend.
Director: Vondie Hall
Production Co: New Line Cinema