- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: October 23, 2001
- Originally Released: 1998
- Label: Live / Artisan
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case - Sensormatic
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
- Additional Release Material:
- Cast And Crew Information
- Audio Commentary: Hype Williams - Director
- Trailers: Theatrical
- Interactive Features:
- Interactive Menus
- Scene Access
- Text/Photo Galleries:
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Sight and Sound - 08/??/1999
"...Gorgeous hues, surreal fish-eyed perspectives and pulsating varispeed camerawork..."
USA Today - 11/20/1998
"...Hype Williams makes his big-screen debut with a gritty tale of trust, betrayal and redemption that plays like a 90-minute version of the music video director's specialty..."
Box Office - 12/01/1998
"...An impressive feature film debut....BELLY nicely showcases some new acting talent crossing over from the music world, and conveys its message effectively..."
Los Angeles Times - 11/04/1998
"...It builds refreshingly and unexpectedly to a spirit of redemption and responsibility....BELLY looks great..."
A stylish urban drama about two childhood friends who stand on opposite sides of the law. A visually stunning, brutally honest film from critically acclaimed music video director Hype Williams. Rappers Nas and DMX make their big screen debuts.