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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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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

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

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$13,960,203 (USA) (24 October 1997)
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Trivia

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

Jenny Jackson: All I know is a brother that has more than one woman and is looking for some more is a pimp.
Drayton Jackson: Well, that covers just about every man *I* know.
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References Jungle Fever (1991) See more »

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It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World
Written by James Brown and Betty Newsome
Performed by Ebony Members
Courtesy of Classic Concept Film and Zodiac
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The Worst Movie Ever
22 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I happened to see part of How to be a Player last night when surfing the TV channels last night. I really couldn't believe it was on the air. Terrible acting,stupid dialog, boring script, everything was so bad! And the actors were so stereotyped and so predictable. There was absolutely no character development to say the least.

About an hour later, I flipped past it once again and watched for about 3 minutes to see if it was still as bad as I had thought. It WAS! Whoever thought this would be a good movie was sadly mistaken. Amazingly, our new channel "Bounce" showed it back-to-back on Friday night. Why???


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