When their friend Cooki o.d.'s, best buddies and musicians Spoon (Tupac Shakur) and Stretch (Tim Roth) decide it's time to kick their drug habit by putting themselves into detox. But they soon discover that the road to rehab is paved with reams of social service red tape. Spoon and Stretch are just trying to stay alive until they can get treatment. But, between the angry drug dealers, the cops who have mistaken them for murderers, and the people with forms and clipboards, this turns into a task of epic proportions. Thus enfolds their comic adventure to sobriety-a hilarious, action packed journey from A to Z and back again.

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Gridlock'd (1997)

Drama/Comedy

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When their friend Cooki o.d.'s, best buddies and musicians Spoon (Tupac Shakur) and Stretch (Tim Roth) decide it's time to kick their drug habit by putting themselves into detox. But they soon discover that the road to rehab is paved with reams of social service red tape. Spoon and Stretch are just trying to stay alive until they can get treatment. But, between the angry drug dealers, the cops who have mistaken them for murderers, and the people with forms and clipboards, this turns into a task of epic proportions. Thus enfolds their comic adventure to sobriety-a hilarious, action packed journey from A to Z and back again.

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Cast
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Tupac Shakur

Ezekiel 'Spoon' Whitmore
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Tim Roth

Alexander 'Stretch' Rawland
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Thandie Newton

Barbara 'Cookie' Cook
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Charles Fleischer

Mr. Woodson
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Howard Hesseman

Blind Man
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James Pickens Jr.

Supervisor
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John Sayles

Cop #1
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Eric Payne

Cop #2
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Tom Towles

D-Reper's Henchman
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Tom Wright

Koolaid
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James Shanta

Patrolman #1
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Jim O'Malley

Patrolman #2
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George Poulos

Chuck
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Debbie Zaricor

Clerk
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Mik Scriba

Officer #1
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Lucy Liu

Cee-Cee (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
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Richmond Arquette

Resident Doctor
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Billie Neal

Medicaid Woman #1
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Debra Wilson

Medicaid Woman #2
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Rusty Schwimmer

Medicaid Nurse
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Elizabeth Peña

Admissions Person (as Elizabeth Anne Dickinson)
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Joey Dente

Vendor
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Darryl Jones

Panhandler
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Jasen Govine

Medicaid Security Guard
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Tim Truby

Man with Directions
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Venessia Valentino

Woman in ER
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Ron Cummins

Man in ER
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Brad Spencer

Paramedic #1
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Rory J. Shoaf

Paramedic #2
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Tracy Vilar

Screaming Woman
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Roslyn McKinney

Female Clerk
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Roderick Garr

Welfare Security Guard
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William Long Jr.

Right Wing TV Show Host
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Mark Ericson

Bill the Anchor Man
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Tonia Rowe

Woman on TV
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Lynn Blades

Alexia Cruz
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Kasi Lemmons

Madonna
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Henry Hunter Hall

Child
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Vondie Curtis-Hall

D-Reper
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Bokeem Woodbine

Mud (uncredited)
Crew
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Vondie Curtis-Hall

Director
Disc Releases
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Gridlock'd

(DVD)

11/5/2002

Disc Title Front Cover

Gridlock'd

(DVD, Other)

12/9/1997

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Gridlock'd

(Blu-ray)

2/25/2019

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