Paid in Full is directed by Charles Stone III and is a popular 2002 “American criminal drama film”.

The characters Ace (Wood Harris), Mitch (Mekhi Phifer), and Rico (Cam’ron) in this movie are based on Azie “AZ” Faison, Rich Porter, and Alpo Martinez, three Harlem drug traffickers during the 1980s.

The film’s title takes reference to Eric B. & Rakim’s album and songs from year 1987.

“Paid in Full” is set in the 1980s and is based on actual accounts of legendary drug lords (Alpo, A.Z., and Rich Porter) who lived during a time when crack addiction was on the rise.

Here is a best collection of best quotes from Paid in Full movie.

Paid in Full Quotes

I just made enough money to bake biscuits for the projects. ~ Calvin.


Hey Ace, pull your skirt down B, dudes get shot everyday. ~ Rico. 

Whooooo, that’s a big a*s bill. ~ Pip. 

Even Ray Charles can see you got money. ~ Ice. 

l’m out, Rico. You understand what l’m saying? Look at me. l’ve been shot in the head, baby. My body different. l’m breathing different. You understand what l’m saying? The doctor said l wasn’t gonna walk the same. You understand what l’m saying? l’m out. ~ Ace. 

Top Paid in Full Quotes

I got shot in the head, baby! ~ Ace.

Even Ray Charles can see he’s got money. ~ Ice.

Yeah, you know a n*gga got the dough. A n*gga could leave the league. But if I leave, the fans are still gonna love me, man? ~ Mitch.

Best Paid in Full Quotes

Ay, yo, check here your man. Give him a thermometer, take his temperature or something, man. ~ Rico.

Now there’s a new game. Us old players are gone. But you can see our story on music videos with prop guns and fake champagne. ~ Ace.


No ribs, no rice, no champagne! You don’t eat nothing! ~ Rico.

Still got the flash of that gun in my head, man. That white light. And it was like that light, man, was sayin’, you’re dead. ~ Ace.

Look, man, we know what’s hot on the streets, man. Believe me, man. We are out there every day. ~ Mitch.

Top Paid in Full Quotes

A n*gga like me man, I love the game. I love the hustle. ~ Mitch.

You know, I just need to be around some love, that’s all. ~ Mitch.


I told myself, when I could breathe without a tube, I was gonna breathe deep. ~ Ace.

No doubt. Life is good in Harlem, baby. ~ Mitch.

Come on, man. You know me, man. Cleanliness is next to godliness. ~ Mitch.

See, the thing about the game is, the – don’t stop. You could be hurt, and it doesn’t matter. Business will still roll up on you. ~ Ace.

Famous Paid in Full Quotes

Make the money count! Make the money count! ~ Rico.

Ace, make that shot again. Five thousand you can’t make it again. ~ Rico.


You know me B, Imma gonna eat regardless. ~ Ace.

You know my style, baby. It ain’t my style to be running around here getting all sweaty on the court, baby. ~ Mitch.

Everybody’s gonna eat. Everybody’s gonna get this money. Everybody can be happy. ~ Ace.

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