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A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  23 November 1994 (USA)
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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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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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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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Release Date:

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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1.85 : 1
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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

In the beginning of the movie, Shame's hair is cut. When he is at the police station getting Mendoza's file, his hair is grown. See more »

Quotes

Bernard: [after Shame lies about him and Wayman] He's lying! Don't believe him, Bernard. Don't believe him.
Shame: Oh, you didn't say that last night when we was in bed together, girl!
Bernard: You *slept* with him? You *slut*!
[slaps Wayman senseless]
Wayman: Bernard?
Shame: Save your tears, honey, you never had a chance! Coffee's good with cream but better when it's black!
Bernard: Don't you ever, *ever* call me again. And you "Mr. Coffee", if you like some steamed milk with your double espresso, I'm your man!
Wayman: Bernard, I'm sorry! I promise ...
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Connections

References General Hospital (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

MIND BLOWIN
Written by Larry "Rock" Campbell, J. Carter, K. Fingers, Maurice White (as M. White),
The Isley Brothers and Chris Jasper
Performed by Smooth
Courtesy of Jive Records
contains samples of "Brazilian Rhyme"
Written by Maurice White (as M. White) and "For The Love Of You", The Isley Brothers and Chris Jasper
Performed by The Isley Brothers
Courtesy of Epic Records
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I enjoyed the movie.
1 March 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

The movie was not the greatest, I agree, but it was entertaining. It had a lot of action and humor. The acting, though not superb, was in general, decent. As long as I'm entertained, can laugh, cry or be scared out of my wits by a performance, then I recommended the movie. I am a firm believer that if a person doesn't like what he/she are watching, they can leave or turn the dial.


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