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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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$29,392,418 (USA)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Shame: [to Chun Yung Fat] You. Nice and slow, toss those over to me.
[Chun Yung Fat throws the bag of diamonds between Shame and the Mob Boss' Bodyguard]
Shame: [to the bodyguard] Now, if I bend down to pick those up, are you gonna try to kill me?
Shame: [He doesn't reply, so Shame takes off the bodyguard's sunglasses] Come on... be honest.
Mob Boss' Bodyguard: Fucking-a right. I'm gonna kill your ass!
[Shame kicks him in the balls]
Mob Boss: [to the bodyguard] You stupid fuck!
Shame: Say hi to Arnold!
[Knocks the bodyguard out]
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Connections

References The Crying Game (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

SHAME
Written by Reuben Cross and John Fitch
Performed by Evelyn King (as Evelyn Champagne King)
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label of BMG Music
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Do Not Believe The CRAP "uppity" People Say About This Movie...IT IS AWESOOOOME!!
6 July 2009 | by (Trinidad and Tobago) – See all my reviews

I'm sure this movie wasn't done with "we're gonna win an academy award with this one!" intentions it doesn't take itself too seriously & was done to entertain & it did just that! Trust me all the negative criticism & unnecessary flack this movie got was totally unwarranted & was done by people who have NO taste for GREAT entertainment! That being said this movie is one of my favourite comedy/action flicks..it is FUNNNNNNNNNY & the ACTION is steadily paced & EXPLOSIVE there isn't a dull moment in this one guys.Jada Pinkett was too cute not to mention hilarious in this movie & her personality amped this film up nicely.The guy who played Louise was very funny & of course the oldest Wayans brother Keenan (the star)delivered too.Lol the guy who played Wayman was a riot as well. In my head I'm trying to pick out a favourite moment from this movie & I can't!..the whole movie was a BLAST & if you haven't seen it yet you're wasting time..seriously! It's one of the best films in the comedy/action genre & fans of both individual genres WON'T be disappointed either..so if you haven't seen it yet do yourself a favour & check it out you won't regret it! 10 out of 10 stars!


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