During the Cold War era, an orphaned chess prodigy struggles with addiction on a quest to become the greatest player in the world. Based on Julia Quinn's best-selling novels, this series unfolds in the sexy, lavish and competitive world of Regency London high society. In this vibrant docuseries, Latin American chefs tell their stories and bring a taste of tradition and innovation to their delicious offerings. The film stars Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence.
It is the second film that Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence have worked on, the first being Boomerang. The supporting cast includes Ned Beatty , R. The film's format is a story being told by an elderly inmate about two of his friends, Ray Murphy and Claude Lawrence , who are both wrongfully convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. As two younger inmates begin digging their graves, Willie begins to recount the life story of his deceased friends.
Ray is a small-time hustler and a petty thief, and Claude, an honest, yet often selfish minded man, has just been accepted for a job as a bank teller at First Federal of Manhattan. One evening, they are both at a club called Spanky's when Ray picks Claude as his mark to pick-pocket. After a meeting in the bathroom, they both end up in the bad graces of the club's owner Spanky Rick James , with Spanky threatening to drown Claude until Ray convinces Spanky to allow himself and Claude to do some boot-legging to pay off their debt.
Claude is spared, and he and Ray begin heading down south in order to buy a carload of Mississippi 'hooch'. With no money, Ray bets his father's prized pocketwatch , but ends up losing the game and the watch to Winston. Get unlimited access to the largest streaming library with limited ads Watch on your favorite devices Switch plans or cancel anytime. For personal and non-commercial use only. Compatible device and high-speed, broadband Internet connection required. Multiple concurrent streams and HD content may require higher bandwidth.
Streaming content may count against your data usage. Photo Gallery. Trailers and Videos. Crazy Credits. Alternate Versions. Rate This. In , two strangers are wrongfully convicted and develop a strong friendship in prison that lasts them through the 20th century. Director: Ted Demme. Writers: Robert Ramsey , Matthew Stone. Added to Watchlist. From metacritic. Movies watched in Movie Challenge Day 12 - Life. Share this Rating Title: Life 6. Use the HTML below.
You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Nominated for 1 Oscar. Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: Eddie Murphy Rayford Gibson Martin Lawrence Willie Long Nick Cassavetes Sergeant Dillard Anthony Anderson Eddie Murphy, Actor Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!