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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)
Andrew Shaifer ...
Benny (as Christopher Spencer)
Mendoza's Girl (as Devin Devasquez)
John Capodice ...
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  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)


$29,392,418 (USA)

Company Credits

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


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 »


Peaches Jordan: You remeber when we first met.
Shame: Yeah. I busted you stuffin' CD's in your underwear.
Peaches Jordan: Well Whatever. I liked you. And I was only 16 and I knew it wouldnt work. Now, I'm 22 going on 23. Can't you see how much I've grown?
Shame: You mean you ain't wearin' that trainer no more?
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References Good Times (1974) See more »


Written by Reuben Cross and John Fitch
Performed by Zhane
Courtesy of Illtown/Motown Record Company, L.P.
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Do Not Believe The CRAP "uppity" People Say About This Movie...IT IS AWESOOOOME!!
6 July 2009 | by (Trinidad and Tobago) – 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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