In Too Deep
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In this crime thriller, L.L. Cool J is a underworld boss so powerful that his nickname is "God." He has his fingers in 80% of the drug traffic in Cincinnati, has won over nearly every adversary through bribery or intimidation, and seems practically untouchable. New police detective Jeffrey Cole (Omar Epps), convinced that he's the man who can bring down "God" and his empire, assumes a criminal identity that allows him to infiltrate "God"'s organization. However, the longer Cole remains inside the underworld, the more he finds himself caught up in it, and… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 36%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"In its exploration of the moral dilemma of the undercover life, In Too Deep breaks no ground. But Epps is a leading man on the rise, and Cool J is something to see."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"The movie is a weakly scripted shambles."
‑ Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly
"So uneven it's downright schizophrenic."
‑ Margaret A. McGurk, Cincinnati Enquirer
"Weak script!"
‑ Jim Judy, Screen It!
"Deep was scripted from true police accounts, but it consistently fails to evoke any real sense of danger."
‑ Marc Fortier,
"Competent yet largely forgettable."
‑ Rick Groen, Globe and Mail
"Sharp performances."
‑ Steve Murray, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"Although it is based on a true story, the subject matter has been covered too many times to care, and the by-the-book plot plods along to an anti-climatic finish."
‑ Dwayne E. Leslie, Boxoffice Magazine
"Consistent bad acting."
‑ Chris Hewitt (St. Paul), St. Paul Pioneer Press
"A cut above the average made-for-TV movie about this subject."
‑ Eric Monder, Film Journal International
"An extremely raw, disturbing film!"
‑ Christy Lemire, Associated Press
"The script irrevocably falters."
‑ John Petrakis, Chicago Tribune
"Not everyone can deal with this level of violence."
‑ Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel, 3BlackChicks Review
"In Too Deep tells a conventional and predictable undercover story that requires frequent suspension of disbelief."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"The only thing 'too deep' about this movie is the apparent lack of respect its creators must have for audiences -- it is literally an insult that such an abysmal failure has made it to market."
‑ Aileo Weinmann,
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