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True to the Game (2017)





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Based on the novel by Teri Woods, this crime drama follows the story of an up-and-coming drug dealer forced to choose between love and money after meeting an intriguing young woman from Philadelphia, who suddenly makes him long to escape the streets for a better life. Columbus Short, Vivica A. Fox, Nelsan Ellis, Andra Fuller, Draya Michele, and Erica Peeples star. Directed by Preston A. Whitmore II.

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Columbus Short
as Quadir Richards
Draya Michele
as Cherelle
Erica Peeples
as Gena Hollins
Andra Fuller
as Jerrell
Lisa Renee Pitts
as Viola Richards
George Arvanitidis
as Club Patron
Misan Akuya
as Terrance
Paul Saucido
as Carlos Sanchez
Gregory Hinds
as Club Patron
Ricky Wang
as Bell Man
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Critic Reviews for True to the Game

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (2)

The movie has enough of Woods' flavor to put a memorable spin on a familiar genre - so much so that it's almost a crime it isn't better.

September 7, 2017 | Full Review…

Though Ms. Woods's novel was a resonant entry in the crime genre when it came out nearly 20 years ago, this adaptation lacks the vision to find a fresh angle on her story.

September 7, 2017 | Full Review…

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