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House Party (1990)

 -  Comedy | Music | Romance  -  9 March 1990 (USA)
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Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid ... See full summary »

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Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid doesn't know that three of the thugs at school has decided to give him a lesson in behaviour... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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If they get caught it's all over. If they don't, it's just the beginning!

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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9 March 1990 (USA)  »

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House Party  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)

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$26,386,000 (USA)
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This was final film released before the death of Robin Harris, who died nine days after the movie was released. However, it was not his last one as he appeared in Mo' Better Blues (1990), which was released approximately five months after he died. See more »

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Principal: Now, why would you call his mother a garden tool?
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When the production manager (listed elsewhere under his own name) disappeared during the making of the film, costing the production several thousand dollars, he was credited under the name "Ozus Munny" as retribution for his irresponsibility. See more »

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Referenced in Saved by the Bell: House Party (1990) See more »

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Run 4 Cover
Performed by Eric B. & Rakim (as Eric B / Rakim)
Written by Eric B. (as Eric Barrier) / 'Rakim (I)' (as W. Griffin)
Published by SBK Publishing (BMI)
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Pump up the bass and revel it.
2 January 2000 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I will never forget the first time I saw this movie. BOOM - this is a real party movie and the sounds are so great. Then there are the haircuts. You gotta check out the haircuts! And the wicked funny script. Boys and girls..... This is entertainment.


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