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Who's the Man? (1993)

Ed Lover and Doctor Dre are two inept barbers. Deciding that maybe they ought to find another line of work, they join the police. A big mistake, as far as their duty sergeant, Sgt Cooper is... See full summary »

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Lionel Douglas
Cheryl 'Salt' James ...
Teesha Braxton
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Nick Crawford
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Nighttrain / Chauncey
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Lamar
Rozwill Young ...
Sgt. Bo Griles
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Frankie Flynn
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Shorty (as Todd-1)
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Forty
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K.K.
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Bubba
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Storyline

Ed Lover and Doctor Dre are two inept barbers. Deciding that maybe they ought to find another line of work, they join the police. A big mistake, as far as their duty sergeant, Sgt Cooper is concerned, who proceeds to harass them at every turn. Despite this, they discover a major crime, and proceed to solve them in their own unusual fashion. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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The first hip-hop whodunnit!


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23 April 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Batsoi gia klammata  »

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$11,299,730
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Tony Como calls Dre and Lover "moulies". This is an offensive Italian slang term for African-Americans. See more »

Goofs

The jacket Jose Gomez wears in the police exam scene goes from being on to off to back on. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Cooper: You fucked me! You fucked me! You might as well kiss me 'cause you're fucking me!
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References Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1972) See more »

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Who's the Man?
Performed by House of Pain (Courtesy of Tommy Boy Music Inc.)
Produced by Leor Dimant (as DJ Lethal) & Erik Schrody (as Everlast) for Buzztone Entertainment
Lyrics by Erik Schrody (as Everlast) & Danny Boy O'Connor (as Danny Boy)
Music by Leor Dimant (as DJ Lethal) & Erik Schrody (as Everlast)
Published by New Line Tunes, T-Girl Music, Inc. and Lethal Dose Music/Immortal Music/BMG Songs,
Inc.
All rights to Lethal Dose Music/Immortal Music/BMG Songs, Inc. administered by BMG Songs, Inc.
Incorporates elements from "The Master Plan"
Written by Khalis Bayyan (as R. Bell) / Ray Wright (as R. Wright) / Kevin Lassiter (as K. Lassitter) / Peter Duarte (as P. Duarte) / Callie Cheek (as K. Cheek) / Michael Cheek (as M. Cheek) / Wilson Becket (as W. Beckett) / Dennis White (as D. White) / Amir Bayyan (as K. Bell)
Used under license from Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./Second Decade Music Co.
Performed by The Kay-Gee's (as The KG's)
Used under license from Unidisc Canada.
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Semi hip hop classic
17 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

This film was so funny back in the day. In their first film, Ed Lover & Dr. Dre are hilarous as bumbling cops trying to slove a murder. The film is full of hip hop cameo's and is a semi classic when it comes to hip hop themed films mainly for the cameo's.


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