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Roger Ebert tagged Sugar Hill as one of the best of 1994. Leon Ichaso's film is not an action flick; no, this stylish drama wants to be a small gangster epic. Call it Roemello's Way: a thoughtful drug lord (Wesley Snipes) wants to get out of his business but takes forever to do so. A Shakespearean tragedy slowly--far too slowly--evolves. While it has a definite street-smart sense, no new ground is covered. Snipes is worth watching, though, and Clarence Williams III (seen far too seldom on screen) is terrific as his doomed father. --Doug Thomas

DVD Features

  • Featurette
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Interactive Menus
  • Scene Selection

Cast

Wesley SnipesRoemello Skuggs
Khandi AlexanderElla Skuggs
O.L. DukeTutty
Clarence Williams IIIA.R. Skuggs
Abe VigodaGus Molino
Michael WrightRaynathan Skuggs
Steve HarrisRicky Goggles
Donald FaisonKymie Damiels
Ernie HudsonLolly Jonas

  • Genre: Drama Movies
  • Director: Leon Ichaso
  • Producer: Fox
  • Length: 123 minutes
  • Aspect ratio: Widescreen 1.85:1
  • Theatrical Release
    North AmericaFeb 25, 1994
  • Ratings
    North AmericaR
    Europe18
    AustraliaR
  • DVD Release
    North AmericaJan 14, 2003
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