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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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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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: [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 The Story of Eloise (1976) See more »

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Written by Curtis Mayfield
Performed by the The Staple Singers
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The guys from Uptown Saturday night are back but this time they are trying to find a get rich quick scheme to raise money
8 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This time Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby play 2 friends who belong to a group and were supposed to be raising money. They end up trying to train a boxer to beat the current champ by hypnotizing him. They end up getting their wives involved and Denise Nicholas has the best line of all - "Will you tell that girl to get that thing out of my face before I make her eat it?" THey are so over the top that it makes it even better. The supporting cast is pretty much the same as the previous movie. If nothing else, Sidney Poitier is keeping a lot of black actors employed! Once you get into it, you will truly enjoy it. Jimmy Walker isn't even the best part of the movie.


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