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Hangin' with the Homeboys (1991)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  5 April 1991 (USA)
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Two African-Americans and two Puerto-Ricans (though one pretends to be Italian) go out on the town on a Friday night. They will be forced to get to know each other, and even worst, learn to... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Willie Stevens
Mario Joyner ...
Tom McNeal
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Johnny
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Vinny / Fernando
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Vanessa
Mary B. Ward ...
Luna
Reggie Montgomery ...
Rasta
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Daria
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Lila
Steven Randazzo ...
Pedro
Marisol R. Reyes ...
Sara
Victor L. Cook ...
Louie-Louie
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Caseworker
Clayton Prince ...
Frederick
Ellis Williams ...
Bobby
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Storyline

Two African-Americans and two Puerto-Ricans (though one pretends to be Italian) go out on the town on a Friday night. They will be forced to get to know each other, and even worst, learn to like each other as friends. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for strong language and a strong sex scene | See all certifications »
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5 April 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az utcák királyai  »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,900,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$532,933 (USA)
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Trivia

Joseph B. Vasquez wrote the script in three days. He originally wrote the part of Vinny for himself to play. See more »

Goofs

During the car crash, the hood of Tommy's car pops up before he hits the wall. See more »

Quotes

Tom McNeal: Fuck fun. I want some pussy.
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Connections

References Rain Man (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Vacate the Premises
Performed by The 2awk
Courtesy of Luke Records
Produced by Kavon Shah & Anthony Mills for The Culture Clash & The 2awk
Written by Kavon Shah & The 2awk
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A Big Disappointment
15 August 2001 | by (Chantilly, VA) – See all my reviews

This movie reminded me of all of those "crazy guys on the loose" movies. "Weekend Pass", "Fraternity Vacation", et al. Except in this case the main characters were minorities. A big negative was all of the swearing, way too much. To me, a lot of swearing in a film shows a weak script. "How can we punch up this scene, dramatically?" "Ah, just put in a lot of swear words, that adds drama". I don't think so. Another thing is how each of the four main characters have an epiphany, that is straight out the "crazy guy" film handbook. Finally, the first few minutes start off promising and there is some humor but that vanishes further on. Unless, one finds humor in degrading women. And am I the only one that thought the title song sounded a lot like Motley Crue's "Dr. Feelgood"?


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