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A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)

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A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money.During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ... See full summary »

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A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money.During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for Shame's expulsion from the force. He must also deal with two women, Angela, a beautiful old flame, and Peaches, his energetic but annoying sidekick. Written by Anonymous

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He's armed and dangerously funny.

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for violence, strong language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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23 November 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mister Cool  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$29,392,418 (USA)
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Shame tells the bodyguard/thug (played by Sven-Ole Thorsen) to "say hello to Arnold for me" before hitting him with the gun. Thorsen has appeared on screen in nine different Arnold Schwarzenegger movies, did stunts and training for actors and stuntmen in many others, and was actually introduced to the movie business by Arnold, who knew him from when they used to do bodybuilding competitions together. See more »

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The food on Peaches' plate changes several times in the breakfast scene. See more »

Quotes

Shame: Luis says that the white man can kiss his butt!
[to Luis]
Shame: Tell 'em you're friends with Al Sharpton.
[Rides off]
Shame: Black Power! Black Power!
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References Sudden Impact (1983) See more »

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STROKE YOU UP
Written by R. Kelly
Performed by Changing Faces
Courtesy of Big Beat/Atlantic Recording Corp.
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Funny And Full Of Action
26 January 2000 | by (california) – See all my reviews

"A Low Down Dirty Shame" is a hysterically funny and action packed movie that is a must see! Most movies that try to blend comedy and action usually fail, but not this movie. This movie delivers equally on both counts. Watch this film, you will not be disappointed.


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