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A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996)

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

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$8,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$34,746,109 (USA) (16 August 1996)
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Martin Lawrence's character Darnell answers a door to a man named Reggie with extreme arrogance. He repeats this feat 7 years later in Bad Boys II (2003). 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: But Smitty, I was working!
Smitty: I don't care if you were selling oranges by the freeway. I DON'T pay for parking tickets.
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References Shaft (1971) See more »

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A Thin Line Between Love And Hate
Performed by H-Town
Produced by Roger Troutman
Written by Robert Poindexter, Richard Poindexter and Jackie Members
Courtesy of Luke Records
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A Steaming Pile
5 July 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Observable, fast-talking party man Darnell Wright (Martin Lawrence), gets his punishment when one of his conquests takes it personally and comes back for revenge in this "Fatal Attraction" themed comic thriller.

"A Thin Line Between Love and Hate" was released in April 1996 and went on to gross over $30 million at the box office against a budget of $8 million. The film was shot on location entirely in the city of Los Angeles, California from June 5 until August 11, 1995.

Yes, somehow this made money. Quite a bit of money, really. How much of that ended up in Martin Lawrence's pockets, I don't know, but I can't believe how wildly popular this was. The humor is terrible, the language is crude, and it is not particularly memorable, even hours after watching it. I wonder if it took a beating on home video, because I saw it paired with "Love Jones", an actually good movie.


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