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Phat Beach (1996)

R | | Comedy | 2 August 1996 (USA)
A hefty homeboy borrows his dad's Mercedes and goes to the beach with his friends for wild sun & fun.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins ...
Benny King
Claudia Kaleem ...
Candace Williams
Candice Merideth ...
Tasha King
Alma Collins ...
Janet
Eric Fleeks ...
Carl
...
Durrel Jackson
Lawrence LeJohn ...
House of Hamburgers Manager (as Lawrence J. LeJohn)
Panthere ...
Dana
Kate Ann Haney ...
Fat Woman
Nicole Amaral ...
Inga
Tanya Reid ...
Ulga
Bud O'Neal ...
Cop #1
...
Himself
Tamara Nicole Bennett ...
Stripper on Pole
Glenise Brathwaite ...
Angel
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A hefty homeboy borrows his dad's Mercedes and goes to the beach with his friends for wild sun & fun.

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Ain't nothin' but a g-string.

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, nudity and strong language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

2 August 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hip Hop Holiday  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$658,614 (USA) (2 August 1996)

Gross:

$1,263,945 (USA) (16 August 1996)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Throughout the movie, Benny's hairstyle changes. It goes from a Jheri-curled fade to a normal fade. See more »

Quotes

Benny King: I like you cause you're a future freak!
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Soundtracks

Up to No Good
Written by EightBall (as P. Smith) and MJG (as M. Goodwin)
Performed by EightBall & MJG
Courtesy of Suave House Records/Relativity Recordings
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Great Pointless Film
11 December 2006 | by (Santa Cruz, CA) – See all my reviews

This is the epic tale of a overweight young man and his player buddy Darnell's trip to the beach, the Phat Beach! The fat boy steals his father's Benz and off they go, with visions of fat booties in their heads. Once they get there, Darnell is getting mo' booty than a bike seat and the fat man (whose name I can't remember, else I'd use it, I'm not trying to offend the overweight here) keeps getting rejected. He sees his dream girl and chases her as best as he can, but she is cruel to him. The film then begins to get pretty depressing with the fat man wandering around alone while Darnell keeps getting them ladies. There is something I like about this movie, and I honestly don't know what it is. Nothing really happens in it, it isn't very funny, there is little to no nudity, Coolio is in it for about three seconds, but I am always drawn back to it. About once a year I get a craving for Phat Beach. It takes all kinds, I guess. In Phat Beach related news: I gave this DVD to a friend for his birthday. His house was broken into on my birthday and a bunch of stuff was stolen, including this DVD. Bizarre.


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