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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peaches (as Jada Pinkett)
Angela (as Salli Richardson)
Corwin Hawkins ...
Luis (as Gary Cervantes)
Captain Nunez
Andrew Shaifer ...
Benny (as Christopher Spencer)
Mendoza's Girl (as Devin Devasquez)
Chun Yung Fat (as Craig Ryan Ng)


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.


Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


Filled propane tanks are never kept in doors. See more »


Shame: Ooh, silk drawers and a red tie. I gotta wear these together! Get off me ladies. I hear those ladies callin' my name, 'Shame, Shame!' Leave me alone, stop tuggin' at my silk drawers, don't love me like you do!
Peaches Jordan: Are you makin' fun of me?
Shame: Hell, yeah!
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References The Arsenio Hall Show (1989) See more »


Written by James Brown, Bobby Byrd and Ron Lenhoff
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Do Not Believe The CRAP "uppity" People Say About This Movie...IT IS AWESOOOOME!!
6 July 2009 | by 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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