In Too Deep
In Too Deep (1999)

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… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 25, 1999
DVD Release Date: February 15, 2000
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This shallow police film doesn't establish any kind of rhythm.

Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

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.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

The movie is a weakly scripted shambles.

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Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer

So uneven it's downright schizophrenic.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Competent yet largely forgettable.

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Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Sharp performances.

Dwayne E. Leslie
Boxoffice Magazine

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.

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Christy Lemire
Associated Press

An extremely raw, disturbing film!

Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

Aaron and Brown's script resounds throughout with astringent dialogue and stark authenticity.

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Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review

Not everyone can deal with this level of violence.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Bobby Hobbs
Because this movie takes place in Cinncinnatti and I am from Ohio and about to finish up my degree in Criminal Justice I could be a little bias in this… More
danny d
decent flick but not as good as many under cover movies
Todd Smith
Action is a genre that is known for being way out there in terms of realism, with ridiculous special effects, shotty dialouge, and bad acting. Seldom is an… More