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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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Peaches (as Jada Pinkett)
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Luis (as Gary Cervantes)
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Benny (as Christopher Spencer)
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Mendoza's Girl (as Devin Devasquez)
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Chun Yung Fat (as Craig Ryan Ng)
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Chad
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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 USA:

$29,392,418
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Both Kim Wayans and Jada Pinket Smith who both appears in the movie starred earlier in their careers in A Different World tv show. See more »

Goofs

Before shaving completely bald at the end of the movie, Shame's haircut is different in almost every shot. See more »

Quotes

Bernard: Yoo-hoo Wayman.
Wayman: Hey Bernard.
Shame: Excuse me, who's this?
Wayman: This is Bernard and what's wrong with you?
Shame: "The Bernard"?
Bernard: Yes it's me.
Shame: Homewrecker. He's with me.
Wayman: Shame. I can't believe you just.
Shame: You are my stuff and you know it girl.
Bernard: Stuff?
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References Vega$ (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

THE POWER
Written by Michael Münzing (as Benito Benitez), Luca Anzilotti (as John Garrett III), The 45 King (as Mark James), Chill Rob G (as Robert Frazier) and Toni C.
Performed by Chill Rob G
Courtesy of EMI Records USA, A Division of ERG
under license from CEMA Special Markets
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Predictable and Lame
3 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

As a huge fan of the genre, I was greatly disappointed with this Keenan Ivory Wayans vehicle. This movie plays upon every single cliche in the action/comedy genre. The jokes are lame and miss on almost every attempt, the heroic one-liners are ridiculous (ala Bowfinger's "Gotcha Suckers!"), and the plot is terribly predictable, moreso than the average action/comedy flick. You know exactly what's going to happen the moment "Shame" appears and even the "extreme" plot twist towards the end is extremely predictable. Don't see this movie if you don't have to; instead, see something like 'The Last Boy Scout' starring the good Wayans brother, Damon.


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