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A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996)

R  |   |  Comedy, Thriller, Crime  |  3 April 1996 (USA)
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An observable, fast-talking party man Darnell Wright, gets his punishment when one of his conquests takes it personally and comes back for revenge in this 'Fatal Attraction'-esque comic ... See full summary »

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An observable, fast-talking party man Darnell Wright, gets his punishment when one of his conquests takes it personally and comes back for revenge in this 'Fatal Attraction'-esque comic thriller. Written by Anonymous

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While some women are waiting to exhale, this one is ready to get even. See more »


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Rated R for strong language, a sex scene and some violence | See all certifications »

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3 April 1996 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$147,500 (USA) (19 July 1996)

Gross:

$34,746,109 (USA) (16 August 1996)
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Trivia

Directorial debut of Martin Lawrence. See more »

Goofs

When Darnell leaves the club (after the fire) and goes to Brandi's house, it is night. However, when he arrives there, it is daylight. See more »

Quotes

Tee: How you doing, baby?
Brandi Web: [coldly] "How am I doing, baby?" I'm not your baby.
Tee: Excuse me. Most men would have called you stuck up, looking all like a Barbie doll.
Darnell 'Deeny: [narrating] And that was it. The moment that changed my entire life.
Darnell 'Deeny: [running up to Brandi] Excuse me, excuse me. Hey, um...
Brandi Web: [glaring at Tee] That's no way to talk to a lady!
Tee: [mockingly] Oh, Madame...
Darnell 'Deeny: Look, he didn't mean anything by it. He didn't mean it.
Tee: [rudely] Yes, I did!
Darnell 'Deeny: I'm sorry, it's just that he was dropped on his head as a baby and ...
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Referenced in Gossip Girl: A Thin Line Between Chuck and Nate (2008) See more »

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Freak Tonight
Performed by R. Kelly
Produced by R. Kelly
Written by R. Kelly and James Mtume (as J. M'Tume)
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Hilarious, witty, sexy, suspenseful, and totally beautiful!
17 November 2005 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

In my opinion, A THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE is a hilarious, witty, sexy, suspenseful, and totally beautiful movie. It is also one of the best Martin Lawrence films I have ever seen. I thought that Martin (Lawrence) and Lynn (Whitfield) lit up the screen like magic! One of my favorite quotes of this movie is, "You put your hands on the wrong woman." That really made me feel good and smile. The part that really made me feel good and smile, though, was when Brandi (Lynn Whitfield) got even with Darnell (Martin Lawrence) at her home towards the end of the movie. Also, I thought that Erica (Malinda Williams) looked very beautiful in her prom dress, especially with the way she had her hair done. That sure brings back memories for me. In conclusion, to anyone who's a fan of Martin Lawrence, I recommend this movie. You're in for lots of laughs and thrills, so go to the video store, rent it or buy it, kick back with a friend, and watch it.


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