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A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)

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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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$29,392,418 (USA)
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Trivia

When Shame and Mendoza square off in the final fight scene, Mendoza fights in the style of Muy Thai; utilizing his elbows and knees more than his fists and feet. See more »

Goofs

When Wayman is in the kitchen cooking, we see him from the back. He is talking, but his lips do not move, nor does any other part of his head. See more »

Quotes

Bernard: Calm down.
Wayman: [on the floor convulsing] : Oh, no.
Bernard: Calm down! It's not blood, just wine.
[Louder]
Bernard: And the nominees for best actress in a groovy nightclub drama... Miss Wayman Harrington!
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References Sudden Impact (1983) 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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You Might Like It, You Might Not
16 September 2008 | by (i1chocolat.blogspot.com) – See all my reviews

There are some films that you can't decide whether the film is good or bad. On whether the film is worth the watch or you're better off doing some other more meaningful things. This film is one of it.

As I said, you might like it, you might not.

The acting a little bit over the top, but I think that's what the producer intended to do. The jokes may at times be quite crude, but maybe it's exactly the way it was suppose to be.

Worth a mention here is Jada Pinkett acting. She's quite good ! And I like her hairstyle too. Not that it has any bearing of the quality of acting though, just wanted to let you guys know.

Over all, the film is nice to watch, if you don't take it seriously.


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