“Gimme the Loot” is a 2012 American comedy-drama film directed by Adam Leon. The film stars newcomers Tashiana Washington and Ty Hickson in lead roles.
The film follows two graffiti artists, Malcolm (Ty Hickson) and Sofia (Tashiana Washington), who live in the Bronx and dream of “tagging” the iconic New York City landmark, the Mets’ Home Run Apple. To accomplish this goal, the two must come up with the money to buy spray paint and bribe a security guard.
As Malcolm and Sofia go on various adventures and schemes to make the money, they must also navigate their own personal struggles and relationships.
The film received critical acclaim for its authentic and charming portrayal of New York City street life, as well as its endearing and likable characters. The film was also praised for its humorous and heartfelt moments, as well as its commentary on race, class, and youth culture.
“Gimme the Loot” is a delightful and engaging coming-of-age story that showcases the spirit and creativity of young people in an urban environment.
Duration: 81 min.