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Strictly Business (1991)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 8 November 1991 (USA)
Fun-loving Bobby is a mail boy in a big firm, but he has a trump card, his best friend Waymon, a "white" African-American who is almost a partner in the firm. They make a deal: Waymon will ... See full summary »

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Bobby
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Waymon
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Diedre (as Anne Marie Johnson)
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David
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Drake
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Monroe (as Sam Jackson)
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Millicent
Paul Butler ...
Leroy Halloran
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Roland Halloran
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Larry
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Sheila
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Gary
Ira Wheeler ...
Mr. Atwell
Sarah Stavrou ...
Karen
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Fun-loving Bobby is a mail boy in a big firm, but he has a trump card, his best friend Waymon, a "white" African-American who is almost a partner in the firm. They make a deal: Waymon will try to move Bobby to the trainee broker programme if he will help him meet Natalie, the girl of his dreams. There's only one problem, everyone will have to change... Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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A comedy about a kid who goes from the mailroom to the boardroom by improving relations between a mover & a shaker.

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Comedy | Romance

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8 November 1991 (USA)  »

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$7,683,267 (USA)
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One actress and two actors later played Marvel characters. Halle Berry portrayed Storm in the X-Men franchise. Samuel L. Jackson portrayed Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Sam Rockwell portrayed the villain Justin Hammer in Iron Man 2. See more »

Quotes

Bobby Johnson: You know what, G? You are straight-up whiter than the *whitest* white man!
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Lock It
Performed by Rare Essence
Written by Byron Jackson, Donnell Floyd, James Funk, Michael Neal
Courtesy of MCA Records
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good comedy
1 June 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Strictly Business is a good feel-good comedy movie. Tommy davidson and Joseph Phillips are awesome as an on-screen duo. Halle Berry looks good in this one. This movie is bombed by critics, but I think it's good. I recommend this to anybody and everybody who is a fan of comedy movies.

Overall the movie is really funny and really good. Rating 9 out of 10.


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