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First Time Felon (1997)  link to First Time Felon on IMDb  

Number: 2109

poster First Time Felon

IMDb Rating:
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6.9/10 (996 votes)

Also known as: Das Camp - Nur die Stärksten kommen durch

Country: USA, 110 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Short

Director(s): Charles S. Dutton

Inspired by the true story of Greg Yance. In the film, Yance (Epps) is a hood who goes to jail for possession of drugs. He is given a choice: 5 years in jail or a couple of months in boot camp. He chooses boot camp and finds out it is tougher than he thought it would be. He braves it through and comes home a better man. He then has to deal with the real world, and never gives up no matter what the odds.


photo Omar Epps Omar Epps Greg Yance
photo Delroy Lindo Delroy Lindo Calhoun
photo Rachel Ticotin Rachel Ticotin McBride
photo Anthony 'Treach' Criss Anthony 'Treach' Criss Tyrone
photo Lucinda Jenney Lucinda Jenney Sharon

Medium: Original DVD,

Location: USA

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3