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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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Kansas City Mack
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Bootney Farnsworth
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Elder Johnson
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Beth Foster
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Dee Dee Williams
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Ellison
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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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Trivia

Jimmie Walker's character name (Bootney Farnsworth) was used in Dr. Dre's The Chronic on the track titled 'The 20-Sack Pyramid'. See more »

Quotes

Billy Foster: [Beth kisses Billy on cheek]
Beth Foster: That's for showing me one of the nicest times I've ever had in my life.
Billy Foster: Is, uh, that all I'm gonna get?
Beth Foster: That's all you gonna get in public.
Billy FosterBeth Foster: [Laughter. Billy grabs Beth's behind]
Beth Foster: [Squeals] Stop!
[Squeals]
Beth Foster: You fresh thing!
Billy Foster: [Laughs] You know you love it.
Beth Foster: Yes, I do.
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Referenced in Psych: Let's Doo-Wop It Again (2012) See more »

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Funky Love
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Music and Lyrics by Curtis Mayfield
Performed by the The Staple Singers
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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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