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House Party (1990)

R  |   |  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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A Festa do Rap  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)

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$26,386,000 (USA)
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House Party was originally written for DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, a.k.a. Jeffrey A. Townes and 'Will Smith'. See more »

Quotes

Sharane: Peanut! Fix us a couple glasses of Kool-Aid.
Peanut: Grape or red?
Sharane: Red! Geez...
Uncle Otis: Peanut, fix me some of that Dick Gregory.
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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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To Da Break of Dawn
Performed by LL Cool J and Marley Marl
Composed by Marley Marl
Lyrics by LL Cool J
Published by Def Jam Music, Inc. (ASCAP) / LL Cool J Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP) / Marley Marl Music,
Inc. (ASCAP) / New Line Cinema Productions (ASCAP)
LL Cool J Appears Courtesy of Def Jam / CBS Records
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Robin Harris walks away with the movie
20 November 1999 | by (San Antonio, Texas) – See all my reviews

I never was a big fan of rap or hip hop music, but nevertheless this is a very funny and fresh film about a high schooler's night at a local house party, despite his father's objections. Robin Harris had died just a few days after I first saw this film, and walks away with every scene he's in. Funniest lines: "Don't ever commit a crime with that jeri curl on your head. They'd just follow the drip!" and "I'm from a small town called Fresh off a Cops Ass, and you're making me homesick!", to a couple of policemen. Stay tuned to the extremely hilarious finale where Harris has it out with his son.


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