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Sprung (1997)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  14 May 1997 (USA)
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Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out ... See full summary »

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Brandy (as Tisha Campbell)
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Montel
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Adina
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Clyde
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Detective
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Veronica
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Grand Daddy
Loretta Jean ...
Bride's Mother
Ronnie Willis ...
Party Guard
John Ganun ...
Patrol Officer #1
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Patrol Officer #2
Ron Brooks ...
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Bobby Mardis ...
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Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out that she's been fooled, she becomes Clyde's worst enemy. Meanwhile Montel and Brandy fall in love and plan to marry, and Adina and Clyde try to do everything to stop them. Written by Anonymous

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Way Past Whipped!

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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14 May 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cazadores cazados  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,002,040 (USA) (16 May 1997)

Gross:

$7,553,105 (USA) (25 July 1997)
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Goofs

When Clyde is being punched by Adina, his briefs become shorts for one shot before reverting to briefs again. See more »

Quotes

nm0868957Clyde: [to Adina] I ain't Harry and you definitely ain't Sally.
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Connections

References Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

I Don't Know Pt. 1
(Featuring K-Borne)
Performed by Next Level
Written by R. Scrivens, K-Borne, H. Tate, A. Tate, J. Tate, M. Richmond, Moe Stewart (as M. Stewart),
John Rhone (as J. Rhone), Ontario Haynes (as O. Haynes), Grover Washington Jr. (as G. Washington,
, Jr.)
Produced by Moe Stewart, John Rhone, Ontario Haynes for Whole 9 Productions
Published by Scrivs Pub./Sounds of a Poet/Moe Stewart Music/PMP Music/Longitude Music (BMI)/Nude Pub./Young Style/Beyond Boundaries/Level Four/Jobete Music Co.,
Inc./Grover Washington Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
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Funny romantic black comedy
8 June 2002 | by (Woodbridge,VA) – See all my reviews

Sprung was one of the funniest black romantic comdies releaded in 1997. While it's not good as the vastly superior Love Jones it does have a lot of charm. I remeber seeing this film after my first high school sweetheart broke up with me. The prison line up scene is very funny. Joe Torry and Paula Jai Parker steal almost every scene there in with their funny one-liners. Director Rusty Cundiff is very taltented and it's a shame he's hasn't made any films since this one.


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