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Let's Do It Again (1975)

Two Atlanta men raise funds for their charity by rigging boxing matches in New Orleans but their tricks attract the mob's attention.

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Bootney Farnsworth
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Clyde Williams and Billy Foster are a couple of blue-collar workers in Atlanta who have promised to raise funds for their fraternal order, the Brothers and Sisters of Shaka. However, their method for raising the money involves travelling to New Orleans and rigging a boxing match. Using hypnotism, they turn the scrawny underdog into a super-confident fighting machine. They bet heavily on him, he wins easily, and they return to Atlanta with their money. All is fine until the gangsters conned by these two figure out what happened show up in Atlanta with a grudge. Now Williams and Foster have to rig the fight again so the gangsters can get their money back or they'll be killed. Can they do it again...? Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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It's the same two dudes from "Uptown Saturday Night"...but this time they're back with kid dyn-o-mite!

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11 October 1975 (USA)  »

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Aconteceu Outra Vez  »

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$70,000 (estimated)
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The name of the character played by Calvin Lockhart, Biggie Smalls, was later taken on as an alias for the late rapper, _The Notorious B.I.G._ See more »

Quotes

Billy Foster: [singing off-key] Oh Champ! We loves you, yes we do. Oh Champ! We loves you whether you wiiiiiin or loooooose! Oh Champ! Oh Champ! We loves you thiiiiick aaaand
[sings low]
Billy Foster: thiiiiiin!
[Normal voice]
Billy Foster: Get down. Get down.
Ellison: [Turns to Bootney's guards] Call the police.
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Referenced in Psych: Let's Doo-Wop It Again (2012) See more »

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Chase (Instrumental)
Written by Curtis Mayfield, Quinton Joseph, Floyd Morris, Joseph Scott, Gary Thompson and Phil Upchurch
Performed by Curtis Mayfield
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Let's Do It Again
25 May 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Cosby and Poitier shine in this comedy/adventure about two brothers who try to pull off a con in the hope of raising money for a new temple. The results are perfect with both raising lots of laughs in the tradition of the great Amos 'n' Andy. A great buddy picture!


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