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How to Be a Player (1997)

 -  Comedy  -  6 August 1997 (USA)
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A playboy gets the tables turned on him when a party is arranged with all of the women he has been two-timing are in attendance.

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Storyline

Dray is a young playboy whose only objective in life seems to be to have sex with as many girls as he can without getting caught by his girlfriend Lisa. Dray's sister Jenny and her friend Katrina plan to show him that the way he lives is wrong and organize a party in Malibu, inviting all of his girlfriends. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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6 August 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Def Jam's How to Be a Player  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$5,736,692 (USA) (8 August 1997)

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$13,960,203 (USA) (24 October 1997)
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There is an extended version of the opening sex scene between Dre and Amber. The scene was edited down for time. It ran over 5 minutes. See more »

Quotes

Drayton Jackson: I'm what you might call....a player.
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References Jungle Fever (1991) See more »

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Can't Do Nuthin'
Written by Keith Shocklee, Eric Sadler and Flavor Flav (as William Drayton)
Performed by Public Enemy
Courtesy of Def Jam Recordings, Inc.
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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Very funny, and very exciting
11 January 2012 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

very funny, and very exciting.

The movie "How to Be a Player is one of the funnies movies I have ever seen. I really enjoyed watching this movie. It was extremely funny. I laughed throughout the entire movie. If you have not seen this movie, you must!

"How To Be a Player" Had me rolling from beginning till the end.. Bernie Mac was Hilarious.. and the story was cute and thorough. Bill Bellamy and Natalie Desselle "his Nosey sister were good as well.

Yes I saw this movie years ago, I just upgraded from VHS to DVD. It's good to have it just brings back memories.

danceability-1 Amsterdam Holland


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