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House Party (1990)

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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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 have 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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9 March 1990 (USA)  »

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A Festa do Rap  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)

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$26,386,000 (USA)
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Trivia

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Quotes

Zilla: After getting beat up by those cops, I"m about ready to whip somebody's ass.
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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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Ain't My Type of Hype
Performed by Full Force
Written by Full Force
Published by Forceful Music Inc. / Willesden Music Inc. / New Line Music Corp. (BMI)
Courtesy of Full Force Productions and Columbia 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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