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Friday (1995)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 26 April 1995 (USA)
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Two homies, Smokey and Craig, smoke a dope dealer's weed and try to figure a way to get the $200 they owe to the dealer by 10pm that same night. In that time, they smoke more weed and get jacked and shot at in a drive-by.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Deebo (as Tiny 'Zeus' Lister Jr.)
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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 course of the day and night, and their ensuing antics, make up the rest of the movie. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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


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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Release Date:

26 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Petak  »

Box Office


$3,500,000 (estimated)


$27,900,000 (USA)

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Technical Specs


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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


It's revealed in deleted scenes that Craig's dad is eating grapes at the beginning of the movie, and that Smokey is eating a sugar sandwich while they're high and watching music videos. See more »


Near the start, when Craig, Dana and Mrs Jones are round the table, when Dana is sorting her stuff out on the table, keep an eye on the bottom left corner of the screen on the floor. In the hallway there is a shadow. This is definitely not Dana's shadow because the shadow does not match her movements. See more »


Red: My pops told me to ask for my bike back... you know I wouldn't trip.
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Referenced in Money Talks (1997) See more »


Keep Their Heads Ringin'
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User Reviews

Hilarious ride from star to end.
1 October 1999 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

This is probably one of the best modern comedies. Chris Tucker is great as Smokey, and Ice Cube is great as Craig. The movie starts off perfectly, and ends the same way. It's a very believable film, and is definitely worth a watch.

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