Avery (Jones) returns to college as a competitive swimmer after getting his life back on track. But his life takes another unexpected turn when he and his two friends (Bonds, Casseus) are wrongly accused of murder and end up in prison.
Jeff Cole is a recent graduate of the Cincinnati police academy who dreams of working undercover. His wish is granted and through success is given the task of taking down state-wide crack ... See full summary »
Inspired by the true story of Greg Yance. In the film, Yance (Epps) is a hood who goes to jail for possession of drugs. He is given a choice: 5 years in jail or a couple of months in boot ... See full summary »
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William James Stiggers Jr.,
Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
Wayne and Biggs grow up together on the tough and dangerous streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Eventually moving to Miami, they begin a ruthless climb to the top of a criminal enterprise as they aggressively take control of the Jamaican mob.
Avery had to drop out of college to support his girlfriend Krista and their son Jordan, but he saved his money and is eager to get back in the game. He has returned to the swim meet circuit and is now having the time of his life. One night, after winning a race, he is approached by a college scout. Thrilled, he goes out with his friends Dre and Cashmere to celebrate. A gun used in a drive-by shooting somehow finds its way into Cashmere's car. The cops arrive, and soon the trio land in jail. Cashmere has an easier time adapting to penitentiary life than Dre and Avery, who are more unfamiliar with the gang life that pervades the environment. Avery clings to Krista and Jordan as reasons to hold on, but there is only one man who can, and will, fight on his behalf - Charles, his swimming scout, who believes in his innocence without question. Regardless of the outcome, Avery must learn to hold on to his ideals after the brutality he has witnessed.Written by
Sujit R. Varma
De'aundre Bonds and Gabriel Casseus previously starred together in Get on the Bus (1996). See more »
During the final fight, the stab wound in Ruckus' back disappears and reappears between shots. See more »
Opening credits have the following excerpt: "I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me... ...they only see my surroundings, themselves, or figments of their imagination -- indeed, everything and anything except me." Ralph Ellison Invisible Man See more »
Surprisingly GOOD!!! could of been better if it has Popular Actors.
Lockdown is a Low class Prison Movie that Entertains Big time. I enjoy watching Black Crime movies and like Prison Movies. I saw the cover of Lockdown and did'nt expect much. I still rented it out, since i had nothing else to watch. Surprisingly, the movie was very good with just a few bad scenes. If you enjoy watching Prison Break and like brutal prison movies, then this is a good choice. The movie shows some disturbing, brutal and harsh realities of American Prison life. It focuses on three friends who get arrested in suspection of murder. One of the friends, stupidly shoots at the police, which is why they get arrested. The acting ain't so professional, with not so popular actors and rappers in main roles. The storyline and direction was however very impressive. For all fans of this genre, i know there have been some crap movie with rappers in recent times, but this is worth the watch.
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