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I Got the Hook Up (1998)

R | | Comedy | 27 May 1998 (USA)
Two small time scam artists, Black and Blue, sell boom boxes and broken TVs from their van at the parking lot. When, by mistake, a shipment of cellular phones gets to them, it doesn't take long before FBI and gangsters are after them.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Blue (as A.J. Johnson)
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Sweet Lorraine
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Dalton
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Jim Brady
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Lamar Hunt
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Agent In Charge
Anthony Boswell ...
Little Brother
Mack Morris ...
Andrew
Mia X ...
Lola Mae
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T-Lay (as Tommy 'Tiny' Lister. Jr.)
Cory 'Zooman' Miller ...
T-Lay Boy #1 (as Corey Miller)
Edward Smith ...
T-Lay Boy #2
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T-Lay Boy #3 (as Michael L. Taylor)
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Storyline

Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied customers but also the FBI. Written by Guy Johns

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A truckload of cell phones... turns into a boatload of cash!

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Rated R for pervasive strong language, crude sexual humor, nudity, drug content and some violence | See all certifications »
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27 May 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I Got the Hook-Up  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,310,349, 31 May 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,305,534, 2 August 1998
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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Black: You run your mouth too much. You learn to control your mouth, you might could fuck both of 'em.
Blue: I don't wanna fuck both of 'em. I'll fuck Carla, but that Bessie looking, bald head ugly bitch? I wouldn't fuck her if, god damn if I was on parole.
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Connections

References Coming to America (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Bump and Grill
Performed by U.G.K. featuring N.O. Joe
Produced by Pimp & N.O. Joe
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The worst movie ever made
21 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

I kept asking myself, "they actually made a film this bad??!". I didn't laugh one time. The worst acting, the dumbest story, a veritable plethora of ignorance. It appeared that they had no ending for the movie, so one of the main characters mugs for the camera and says "I think somebody just shot me in da ASSSSSSSSS!!! It's like they just ran out of film and said, "Yeah..we'll end it here".


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