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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)

Gross:

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

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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Connections

References Jungle Fever (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Big Bad Mamma
Written by Samuel Barnes, Jean Claude Olivier, Jay-Z (as Shawn Carter) and Leon Haywood
Performed by Foxy Brown featuring Dru Hill
Courtesy of Rush Associated Labels Recordings
Dru Hill appears courtesy of University Music Entertainment/Island Records
Contains a sample from "She's A Bad Mama Jama"
Performed by Carl Carlton
Courtesy of Mercury Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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Long live those hiphop-babes!!!
8 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

Lots of hot chicks like in those hiphop-videos on MTV and a plot that doesn´t strain your nerves too much..! Okay, sometimes this shot is pure camp, but who really cares?!? ...No film is perfect!!!

I´d give 6 out of 10...


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