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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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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

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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)  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)

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$27,900,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The movie was filmed in 20 days. See more »

Goofs

On Smokey's car at the corner store, you see the license plate "Fck It". However, when Smokey and Craig are chasing Chris down the street, they run by Smokey's car and it doesn't have a front license plate. See more »

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[last lines]
Smokey: [on phone] Yeah, I got your money. And I don't appreciate you sendin' your punk ass, busta ass, Jheri curl wearin' ass friends come down here to shoot at me and my homie. They'd like to got dealt with.
Big Worm: First of all, don't be callin' here like you some straight up "G", 'cause I'll cut your balls off and hand 'em to you, partner. I had to warn you too many times about my money, Smokey. You see, it's the principle of the whole thing. There's principalities in this.
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Coast II Coast
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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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One of the best !!! : Yaclubhouse
24 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Friday.

This is a film about life in the hood from a comedian's point of view, you watch Craig (Ice Cube) and Smokey (Chris Tucker) tackle drug dealers the local bully and some fine women in this hilarious comedy, Craig is a troubled young man who doesn't no what he want's in life and Smokey is a pot head with very little worry's apart from weed and going to the toilet. I highly recommend this to anyone with nothing to do.

This is one of Chris Tuckers best performances. This is Ice Cubes best performance. Look out for Next Friday and The Friday After Next.

A lot can go down between Friday and Saturday.


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