Life (1999)

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  • Genre: Comedy, Crime
  • Release Date: 1999-04-16
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 311 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.

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  • Eddie Murphy

    as Rayford Gibson
  • Martin Lawrence

    as Claude Banks
  • Obba Babatundé

    as Willie Long
  • Nick Cassavetes

    as Sergeant Dillard
  • Bernie Mac

    as Jangle Leg
  • Michael Taliferro

    as Goldmouth
  • Anthony Anderson

    as Cookie
  • Barry Shabaka Henley

    as Pokerface
  • Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.

    as Biscuit
  • Bokeem Woodbine

    as Can't Get Right
  • Lisa Nicole Carson

    as Sylvia
  • Sanaa Lathan

    as Daisy
  • Brooks Almy

    as Billy's Mama
  • Hal Havins

    as Billy
  • Poppy Montgomery

    as Older Mae Rose Abernathy
  • Venus DeMilo

    as Juke Joint Waitress
Directing Ted Demme Director
Writing Robert Ramsey Screenplay
Writing Matthew Stone Screenplay
Production Brian Grazer Producer
Production Eddie Murphy Producer
Sound Wyclef Jean Original Music Composer
Camera Geoffrey Simpson Director of Photography
Editing Jeffrey Wolf Editor
Production Margery Simkin Casting
Crew Bill Corso Makeup Effects