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Metascore
33

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

User Score
6.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 24 Ratings

Summary: Mikey and Rose are professional assassins. They are also lovers, and once upon a time Rose also knew Mikey's father. During an elaborate hit job for a malicious gangster, Rose fails to kill the main target, the gangster's pregnant girlfriend. Instead, she delivers her baby and convinces Mikey to help her protect them both. As Rose weakens from cancer, Mikey becomes breadwinner for this unusual family. But tranquility will not last.
Runtime: 93 min
Rating: Rated R for strong graphic violence and sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use.
Production: Lee Daniels Entertainment
Genres: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Nov 7, 2006
Director Credit
Lee Daniels Director
Writer Credit
William Lipz Written By
Cast Credit
Cuba Gooding Jr. Mikey
Cullen Flynn Clancy Anthony - Age 7
Darnell Williams Mikey's Father
Helen Mirren Rose
John Panzarella Man In Hotel
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Dr. Don
Macy Gray Neisha
Marilyn Yoblick Real Estate Agent
Marvina Vinique Mikey's Mother
Matt Higgins Eddie
Mo'Nique Precious
Ryan Eric Speise Anthony - Age 3
Stephen Dorff Clayton Mayfield
Tom Pasch Andrew
Vanessa Ferlito Vicki
Producer Credit
Brook Lenfest Producer
Chase Lenfest Associate Producer
Damon Dash Producer
Dave Robinson Producer
Dawn Lenfest Executive Producer
Doreen S. Oliver-Akinnuoye Associate Producer
Lee Daniels Producer
Lisa Cortes Producer
Marvet Britto Co-Executive Producer
Sharon Pinkenson Co-Executive Producer
Simone Sheffield Co-Producer
Thomas Fatone Associate Producer
Tucker Tooley Executive Producer
Valerie Hoffman Co-Producer
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