• Waist Deep (2006)

Waist Deep

Release Date: June 23rd, 2006

DVD Release Date: October 10th, 2006

R |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

O2 (Tyrese Gibson) is an ex-con who is trying to go straight for the sake of his son, Junior. After a carjacking puts Junior in the hands of a vicious criminal leader, O2 turns to street-smart hustler Coco (Meagan Good) for help. Heat between the pair rises as they go around the law to save Junior and outwit the hoodlums at their back.

Cast: Tyrese Gibson, Meagan Good, Larenz Tate, Arnold Vosloo, The Game , Jose Yenque, Paul Terrell Clayton, Carla Golian

Director: Vondie Curtis Hall

Genres: Thriller , Crime drama , Action

Production Co: Focus Features, Radar Pictures

Distributors: Focus Features, Rogue Arts

Keywords: Pursuit, Rescue, Gripping, Car, Los Angeles, Transformation, Brother, Suspenseful, Gritty, Son, 2000s

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Director Vondie Curtis Hall gives this virtually nonstop crime actioner, set against the mean streets of Los Angeles, pleasing noirish touches along with larger-than-life-size characters. show more

  • 63
    Chicago Tribune

    The performances are pretty good--with the exception of the nauseatingly sweet H. Hunter Hall (the son of the director) as Junior and a one-note scowl from rapper The Game, who plays Meat--and the screenplay, by Hall and Darin Scott, has some genuinely funny moments. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    Sometimes excessiveness and implausibility are virtues in disguise. Movies this enjoyable don't come about by accident. show more

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