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How to Be a Player (1997)

R  |   |  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)

Gross:

$13,960,203 (USA) (24 October 1997)
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In Dre's apartment, there is a poster of the movie The Mack. Max Julien, who portrayed Dre's Uncle Fred, starred in The Mack (1973) as Goldie. See more »

Quotes

Spootie: [after watching Dray arrive at Amber's house] Man, that girl is Persuasion!
David: You mean Caucasian. You are one ignorant ass, you know that?
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References Jungle Fever (1991) See more »

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Down wit Us
Written by Redman (as Reggie Noble), Erick Sermon and KRS-One (as Lawrence Parker)
Performed by Redman
Courtesy of Rush Associated Labels Recordings
Contains a sample of "Still #1"
Written by KRS-One (as Lawrence Parker)
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It is so funny
22 November 2000 | by (Newport News, Virginia) – See all my reviews

This movie is very nasty, but it still so funny. A movie about how a player is trying to teach a player while his sister is trying to catch his cheating tail. Very funny. You will be on the floor laughing. Just don't get a heart attack from doing it. Just kidding. This was just too funny.


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