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House Party
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Writer (WGA):
Reginald Hudlin (written by)
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Release Date:
9 March 1990 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
If they get caught it's all over. If they don't, it's just the beginning!
Plot:
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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins & 10 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
One of the funniest urban comedies ever made See more (27 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Christopher Reid ... Christopher 'Kid' Harris

Robin Harris ... Pop
Christopher Martin ... Peter 'Play' Martin

Martin Lawrence ... Bilal

Tisha Campbell-Martin ... Sidney (as Tisha Campbell)

A.J. Johnson ... Sharane

Paul Anthony ... Stab
Bowlegged Lou ... Pee-Wee
B-Fine ... Zilla
Edith Fields ... Principal

Kelly Jo Minter ... LaDonna

Clifton Powell ... Sharane's Brother
Verda Bridges ... Sharane's Sister
Desi Arnez Hines II ... Peanut
Lou B. Washington ... Uncle Otis (as Lou D. Washington)
Kimi-Sung ... Sunni (as Kimi-Sung)
Barry Diamond ... Cop #1

Mike Pniewski ... Cop #2 (as Michael Pniewski)
Randy Harris ... Roughouse
Diana Mendoza ... Lover

George Clinton ... D.J.
Ellaraino ... Sidney's Mom
J. Jay Saunders ... Sidney's Dad
Myra J. ... Guest
Norma Donaldson ... Mildred
Gene 'Groove' Allen ... Groove (as Eugene Allen)

Daryl Mitchell ... Chill (as Darryl Mitchell)
Belal Miller ... Herman

Shaun Baker ... Clint
Leah Aldridge ... Benita
Val Gamble ... LaShay

John Witherspoon ... Mr. Strickland
Bebe Drake ... Mrs. Strickland (as Bebe Drake-Massey)
Richard McGregor ... Everett
Anthony Johnson ... E.Z.E.
Ronn Riser ... Guy

Bentley Kyle Evans ... Tall Teen (as Bentley Evans)

Reginald Hudlin ... Burglar #1

Warrington Hudlin ... Burglar #2
George Logan ... Pimp
Rodney Hill ... Albert
Cliff Frazier ... Brutus
Cedrick Hardman ... Rock (as Cederick Hardman)
Stan Haze ... Hatchett
Chino 'Fats' Williams ... Fats (as Fats Williams)
Jaime Cardriche ... Tattoo

Alexander Folk ... Guard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Irv Dotten ... Guy Dancing with Sidney (uncredited)

Robert Factor ... Manson (uncredited)
Tragedy Styles ... Play's Friend in the Bathroom (uncredited)

Joe Torry ... Student in Cafeteria (uncredited)
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Directed by
Reginald Hudlin 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Reginald Hudlin (written by)

Produced by
Warrington Hudlin .... producer
Gerald T. Olson .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Marcus Miller 
Lenny White 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Deming 
 
Film Editing by
Earl Watson 
 
Casting by
Eileen Mack Knight 
 
Production Design by
Bryan Jones 
 
Art Direction by
Susan Richardson 
 
Costume Design by
Harold Evans 
 
Makeup Department
Laini Thompson .... makeup department head
 
Production Management
Deborah Moore .... executive in charge of production
Ozus Munny .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nandi Bowe .... second assistant director
George Campbell .... second assistant director: second unit
Regina Gordon .... second second assistant director (as Lynn Birtha)
Sati Jamal .... first assistant director: second unit
Roberto Santana .... second second assistant director (as Roberto Luis Santana)
Kalai Strode .... assistant director (as Kelly St. Rode)
Earl Watson .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Edmond Scott Ratliff .... property master
 
Sound Department
Katherine Becker .... assistant sound editor
Wayne Heitman .... sound re-recording mixer
Arthur Jackson .... boom operator
Mark Lanza .... sound effects editor
H. Jay Levine .... dialogue editor
Bobby Mackston .... adr editor (as Robert Mackston)
Bobby Mackston .... supervising sound editor (as Robert Mackston)
Oliver L. Moss .... production sound mixer (as Oliver Moss)
Darryl Rue .... boom operator
Ed Rue .... sound mixer
Brad Sherman .... sound effects editor
Jack Snyder .... sound engineer
 
Stunts
Oliver Crumes Jr. .... stunts (as Oliver Crumes)
Julius LeFlore .... stunts
Eddie Smith .... stunt coordinator
Eddie Smith .... stunts
Gerard G. Williams .... stunts (as Gerard Williams)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Brian Bellamy .... second assistant camera
Scott Browner .... first assistant camera
George M. Chappell .... electrician
Kirk R. Gardner .... Steadicam operator (as Kirk Gardner)
Brandon James .... camera loader
Jeff Janger .... camera loader
Duane Journey .... key grip
Pat Swovelin .... first assistant camera: second unit
 
Casting Department
Barbara Harris .... adr voice casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Holland Millsap Noel .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Edward Holm .... apprentice editor
Angela Jackson .... assistant editor
Angela Robinson .... lead assistant editor
Jody Solomon .... post-production coordinator (as Jodi Solomon)
 
Music Department
Kevin Benson .... music supervisor
Andre P. Espinet .... playback music coordinator
Earl Ghaffari .... music editor
Robert Wheaton .... assistant music editor
 
Transportation Department
Ted Basso .... production van driver operator
Brian Joseph Moore .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Christopher Adams .... script supervisor
Tisha Campbell-Martin .... choreographer: dance battle (as Tisha Campbell)
Oliver Crumes Jr. .... stand-in (as Oliver Crumes)
Alicia Daigre .... stand-in
Althea Daigre .... stand-in
Steve Goldsmith .... consultant: Ediflex
Thalia Harithas .... production secretary
A.J. Johnson .... choreographer: dance battle
Kid 'N Play .... choreographer: dance battle
Kojo Lewis .... location manager (as Ernest Kojo Lewis)
Rae Lockett .... assistant production coordinator
Gethsemane Moss .... craft service
Mark Speer .... consultant: Ediflex
Brad Stephens .... publicist
Elliot Washington .... stand-in
Gail Rodono .... post-production accountant (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
100 min
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Trivia:
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 »
Quotes:
Zilla:What happened to homie's shoe?See more »
Soundtrack:
Kid vs. PlaySee more »

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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
One of the funniest urban comedies ever made, 29 June 2002
Author: DunnDeeDaGreat from Woodbridge, VA

House Party is sort of like a urban take on Risky Business in the sense that boy has party when parents go out of town for the weekend but the comparison end there. Kid and Play make one of the first hip hop films of the nineties which had a plot. Many young black comedic actors got their start in this film like Martin Lawerence and AJ Johnson. But the true comedic talent in the film is the late Robin Harris. The world only knows what Harris could have done. The script is smart and the direction by Regiland Hudlin is good.

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