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Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.

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Cast

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Paula
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Ticket Customers
Vic Ferreira ...
Car Wash Employe (as Victor Ferrerira)
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Car Wash Employe
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Roland
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News Cameraman
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Arresting Officer
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Cellmate
Gérard Ismaël ...
Raymond Villard (as Gerard Ismael)
Ralph W. Odum ...
Prison Bus Guard
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Storyline

Chris Tucker is a small time con man who instantly becomes famous after a murder, wanted dead or alive, his only hope is a journalist named James Russell (Sheen). Written by Jerome Hotman

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They're getting the lowdown on the high price of living. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for graphic violence and pervasive strong language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

22 August 1997 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,654,369 (USA) (22 August 1997)

Gross:

$41,067,398 (USA) (12 December 1997)
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Trivia

Chris Tucker wears a Styrofoam hair piece for the entirety of the film. See more »

Goofs

When the helicopter is flying over the port, it is obviously reversed footage because a ship has the word "Evergreen" reversed. See more »

Quotes

Franklin Hatchett: [Has just fallen into the river] Cold! It's colder than a motherfucker!
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Connections

Referenced in Yes Man (2008) See more »

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Wonder Why
By Nicholas Brodszky and Sammy Cahn
Performed by Vic Damone
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Hilarious
2 June 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Chris Tucker and Charlie Sheen are excellent and hilarious in this great movie. Almost all of the jokes that Chris Tucker made I laughed at. He proved once again, after Friday fame, that he is a great comic. Charlie sheen does really good in this one, too.

Overall the whole movie is a great comedic flick and I definitely, definitely recommend this to the average person. Rating 10 out of 10.


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