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B*A*P*S (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  28 March 1997 (USA)
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Two tacky homegirls move to L.A. to become dancers; instead they scam a dying millionaire but eventually become B*A*P*S (Black American Princesses).

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Nisi and Mickey are girlfriends who work as waitresses. To get the necessary money for opening their dream restaurant they fly to California to audition for a music video. There Nisi is asked by the nephew of Mr.Blakemore's (who is video director) to act for a week as granddaughter of Lily, Mr.Blakemores one true love, whom he lost long ago and couldn't pursue because she was his family's housekeeper. They revive Blakemore's interest for life, and he teaches them to be "Black American Princesses" in return. Written by Anonymous

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These Pretty Women... Are Clueless!

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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28 March 1997 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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$2,742,679 (USA) (28 March 1997)

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$7,240,837 (USA) (30 May 1997)
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In the bar scene at the beginning of the movie, the clock stands still at 9:25 for about five minutes. See more »

Quotes

Isaac: I'm calling the police. You two have been stealing - from my uncle.
Manley: No... The girls had nothing to do with it.
[looks at Antonio]
Manley: It was Antonio.
Isaac: Antonio...
Antonio: Isaac, our plan could still work! It could be our words against theirs. Her fingerprints are still on the safe, man!
Isaac: I don't know what you're talking about! What plan? I'm calling the police...
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Supper Club Piano
Written by Robert J. Walsh (as Walsh) & Leonard Rogowski (as Rogowski)
Performed by Robert J. Walsh
Courtesy of Bomba Music Service
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Come On. Lighten Up! It's Just FUNNY
17 December 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sure it's not "deep" but it is full of sight gags and it's hilarious. The scene at "The Gold Tooth" nightclub, the over-the-top hairdos, and the scene in the line for tryouts in the music video is nothing short of a gut-buster are only a smattering of the laughs you'll have. It is a heart-warming movie that you can watch over and over. PLUS, Halle Berry is such a BABE! So, lighten up and watch it... it beats the copycat 'Booty Call'.


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