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She's Gotta Have It (1986)

Story of a woman and her three lovers.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tommy Redmond Hicks ...
Jamie Overstreet
John Canada Terrell ...
Greer Childs (as John Terrell)
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Raye Dowell ...
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Clorinda Bradford
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Doctor Jamison (as Epatha Merkinson)
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Sonny Darling
Cheryl Burr ...
Ava
Aaron Dugger ...
Noble
Stephanie Covington ...
Keva
Renata Cobbs ...
Shawn
Cheryl D. Singleton ...
Toby (as Cheryl Singleton)
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Dog 1
Tiziano Cortini ...
Dog 2 (as Lewis Jordan)
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Storyline

The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single partner. Written by James Meek <james@oz.net>

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A Seriously Sexy Comedy

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Comedy | Romance

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8 August 1986 (USA)  »

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Nola Darling  »

Box Office

Budget:

$175,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$28,473 (USA) (10 August 1986)

Gross:

$7,137,502 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Shot in twelve days. See more »

Quotes

Dog 7: Baby, you're so fine, I'd drink a tub of your bath water.
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Crazy Credits

"There are no jericurls and no drugs in this movie!" See more »

Connections

Featured in 100 Years of Comedy (1997) See more »

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29 November 2001 | by (carlsbad, ca) – See all my reviews

Spike Lee's directoral debut is classic. How can he go wrong with a black and white film... BW is the best. This film is made up of great characters(Mars) and perfect, orginal direction. I think Spike did a great job with the editing too.. oh I almost forgot his screen debut as and actor too, which was perfect as well. A smile came to my face every time Mars came in the mix, especially the Thanksgiving scene. I love those glasses Spike. 9/10


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