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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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Sidney (as Tisha Campbell)
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LaDonna
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Desi Arnez Hines II ...
Lou B. Washington ...
Uncle Otis (as Lou D. Washington)
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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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A Festa do Rap  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$26,386,000 (USA)
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Trivia

During the party at Play's house, all of the dance sequences were done with no music. A.J. Johnson choreographed her and Tisha Campbell's routine for the battle. The toe-touch and kicks were actually signature moves for Kid-N-Play. They had become very popular as back up dancers for Salt-n-Pepa using these and more acrobatic stunts. The music was added after the dancing had been shot. See more »

Quotes

George Clinton: [after hitting Stab across the Head] Yeah, I did it, I might cry two tears in a bucket. Fuck it. Let's take it to the stage.
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The roof of the house that is blown off during the opening sequence falls onto the two policemen during the closing credits. See more »

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Bull Pen Blues
Performed by Kid 'N Play
Written by Herbie Azor (as Hurby "Love Bug" Azor)
Produced by Herbie Azor (as Hurby "Love Bug" Azor) & The Invincibles for Noise in the Attic Productions
Published by Sons of K-oss Music / New Line Cinema Productions (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Select Records
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They tore the roof off with this movie
20 June 2001 | by (Bowie,Md) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie when I was like 6 years old and still am in love with this movie its great and very funny.It stars rappers Kid 'N' Play who were very famous back in the late 80's and 90's.This story is actually about Kid he lives with his Father who he calls "Pops".One Day Kid asks can he go to his friends Play's house for a party(since Play's parents is gone out of town but Pops doesn't know that).He let's him go until he gets a letter from school that Kid was involved in a fight so he reconsiders and grounds him.Kid then decides to sneak out the house since the party was going to be big and his friends were going to be there.But what he doesn't know is what dangers he's going to find when he gets back home.This Movie is rated R but this is more like a Teenager movie since the setting of the movie finds all the charcacters in this story in High School.It's a excellent movie and great storyline and very Hilarious.This Movie gets 5 out of 5 stars.


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