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

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23 November 1994 (USA)  »

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Mister Cool  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$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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Filled propane tanks are never kept in doors. 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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I CAN GO DEEP
Written by Mike Chapman, Trent Thomas, Thomas Evans and Darnell Ward
Performed by Silk
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Fun movie
9 September 2014 | by (Okinawa, Japan) – See all my reviews

After all these years, I can finally scratch this one off the list. I'm a big fan of Keenen's work. Who doesn't love In Living Color and I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, c'mon now! But somehow Shame went under my radar.

Straight up, it wasn't as good as I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, which is pure comedy gold. But it was definitely a perfect movie to watch after coming home from work and just wanting something that doesn't involve a lot of thinking but still fun to watch.

Everything about this movie is pretty mediocre: the action lacks explosions, the gun play is a little tame, and the bad guy isn't very "bad." What saves this movie is Keenen's charisma. The dude is really funny and can carry flimsy plot all the way to the end. It felt as if he were missing an equally strong partner, such as Lethal Weapon's set up, but Jada sorta fills that role with her strong personality. I just wish they would have given her more screen time.

All in all, cool movie to chill out with.


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