In 1930s Harlem, fast talking hustler Ray scams straightlaced Claude into traveling south together to pick up some moonshine and make some quick cash. Instead, they are arrested for a murder actually committed by a corrupt local sheriff, and sentenced to life in prison in Mississippi. Over the years, the pair form a bond, despite being very different and frequently fighting. They scheme to escape, and keep hoping for justice.
Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence, Obba Babatundé, Nick Cassavetes, Anthony Anderson, Barry Shabaka Henley, Brent Jennings, Bernie Mac, Miguel A Nunez Jr., Michael Taliferro, Guy Torry, Bokeem Woodbine, Ned Beatty, Lisa Nicole Carson, O'Neal Compton, Noah Emmerich, Rick James, Clarence Williams III, Heavy D, Bonz Malone, Ned Vaughn, R. Lee Ermey, Sanaa Lathan, Allyson Call, Poppy Montgomery, James D. Brubaker, Brooks Almy, Hal Havins, Hildy Brooks, Kenn Whitaker, Ernie Lee Banks, David Alexander, Johnny Brown, Armelia McQueen, Todd Everett, Don Harvey, Venus De Milo Thomas, Zaid Farid, Haskell Vaughn Anderson III, Steven Barr, Pete Zahradnick, Kenneth White, Garcelle Beauvais, Sean Lampkin, Bill Gratton, Reamy Hall, Corrie Harris, Kimble Jemison, Jordan Mahome, William S Taylor, Jay Arlen Jones, Oscar Jordan, Jordan Lund, Betty Murphy, Joseph Rappa, Dawn Robinson, Keith Burke