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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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Chun Yung Fat (as Craig Ryan Ng)
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Chad
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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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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 USA:

$29,392,418
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Shame's trademark pistol (as seen in movie posters and most notably in the final shootout) is a 45 caliber Wildey Hunter Magnum. See more »

Goofs

Before shaving completely bald at the end of the movie, Shame's haircut is different in almost every shot. See more »

Quotes

Shame: I'll go take me a shower and pretend that I didn't wake up in The Crying Game!
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Connections

References Late for Dinner (1991) See more »

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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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Funny And Full Of Action
26 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

"A Low Down Dirty Shame" is a hysterically funny and action packed movie that is a must see! Most movies that try to blend comedy and action usually fail, but not this movie. This movie delivers equally on both counts. Watch this film, you will not be disappointed.


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