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Friday (1995)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  26 April 1995 (USA)
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Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and looking for something to do. Encounters with neighbors and other friends over the ... See full summary »

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Storyline

Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and looking for something to do. Encounters with neighbors and other friends over the course of the day and night, and their ensuing antics, make up the rest of the movie. Written by Anonymous

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a lot can go down between thursday and saturday...

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong language and drug use, and for a brutal fight | See all certifications »

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26 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Petak  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$27,900,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Cast members were warned not to wear red due to their safety. 126th street where the film was shot was in a Crip neighborhood which explains why Smokey is wearing blue. See more »

Goofs

When Craig's girlfriend comes to see him, she pulls up in her car and the passenger window is closed. When she and Craig walk back to the car from the house, the window is now open. See more »

Quotes

Craig Jones: [points across the street to Mrs. Parker] Look, look, she's bendin' over!
Pastor Clever: Lord have mercy! God is my shepherd, and he knows what I want!
Pastor Clever: [running across the street] Excuse me, Mrs. Parker? Mrs. Parker!
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Coast II Coast
Performed by Tha Alkaholiks
Written by Tash (as R. Smith), J-Ro (as J. Robinson), and E-Swift (as E. Brooks)
Courtesy of Loud/RCA Records
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You got knocked the F*** out!
17 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is hilarious! As far as comedies go about the hood, this one is hands down the best. Chris Tucker and Ice Cube really mix up nicely in this one. This is a feel good movie and doesn't glorify the gritty hard reality violence of the inner city at all, but rather focuses on strugglin to make it with good humor and staying positive. Sure they smoke weed all up and down side to side through this movie, but you have to remember that brings a certain audience and humor to it that wasn't present before. This movie is downright laugh out loud caliber. The situations this odd couple is forced into are interesting and very funny. The re-watch value for Friday is tremendous and the characters are beautifully developed. There are some true memorable moments in Friday, and even more memorable characters. This is just a fun movie from start to finish and never tries to be perfect. Thank you for keeping it light, and to the point. All we wanted was some fun and it was delivered with Friday.


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