Two sharp-dressed, northern black men traveling through the violently segregated South of 1932 are arrested by a bigoted white sheriff, falsely accused of murder and sentenced to life in the state prison. A racially charged social drama? Heck no it's an Eddie
Murphy comedy. Ray (Murphy), a motor-mouthed, would-be Harlem player, and Claude (Martin Lawrence), a mild-mannered bank teller, travel down to rural Mississippi to clear their debt to a dangerous Harlem club owner by driving a truckload of bootleg liquor back to New York. But no sooner do they
make the pickup than Ray loses all their money to a cardsharp named Winston Hancock (Clarence Williams III), wh...