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Friday (1995)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 26 April 1995 (USA)
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 10 p.m. that same night.

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Storyline

It is Friday and Craig Jones (Ice Cube) is unemployed, having, yesterday, been fired. He is lounging around his house with his friend Smokey (Chris Tucker), a rather incompetent weed dealer. Smokey's problem is that he tends to smoke, rather than sell, his product. This has lead to trouble with Smokey's supplier, Big Worm, who now wants his money, or his product back, or Smokey is a dead man. Then there's Deebo, the local bully, plus Craig's jealous, psychotic girlfriend, Joi, and Debbie, the neighbour Craig has a crush on. A lot can happen while lounging around your house on a Friday. Written by grantss

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

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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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Petak  »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$27,467,564 (USA)
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Trivia

The song being played on Smokey's car while Smokey and Craig were about to go to a store was performed by Dr. Dre, a former member of N.W.A. just like Ice Cube (Craig). It is also remembered that Dr. Dre along with other N.W.A. member were once dissed by Ice Cube through his rap "No Vaseline" though during the making of this film they've already settled down their differences. See more »

Goofs

The chair that Smokey moves from the yard onto the porch when he and Craig first come outside can clearly be seen sitting on the porch in the opening credits, when no one is up yet. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Jones: Craig, you know what your problem is? You have no game.
Craig Jones: What do you know about game? I got ALL the game.
Mrs. Jones: Now your father... he has game.
Mr. Jones: [coming out of the bathroom] Don't nobody go in the bathroom for about 35, 45 minutes. Somebody open up a window.
Craig Jones: You call that game?
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Connections

Referenced in Tosh.0: I Just Shot Myself (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Superhoes
Performed by Funkdoobiest
Written by Larry Muggerud (as L. Muggerud), Son Doobie (as J. Vasquez), and R. Medrano
Courtesy of Immortal/Epic Records
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One of the funniest movies of all time!---10/10
26 October 2004 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

When someone asks me which movie i have seen the most times, i have to answer Friday. I know the movie pretty much verbatim, and have seen it well over 30 times. Chris Tucker is one of the funniest people ever. This is his best performance, followed closely by Rush Hour. There are so many funny moments in this movie it would be impossible to name them all here. My favorites would have to be when Smokey meets his blind date, who turns out to be fat and bald, and the scenes where Deebo confronts Smokey and Craig, played by Ice Cube. The movie has a hilarious supporting cast, including John Witherspoon, Tiny Lister, and Bernie Mac. Critics don't know anything. If you ever have a chance to see this and enjoy urban comedy and Chris Tucker, don't even hesitate to watch. 10/10


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