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I Got the Hook Up (1998)

 -  Comedy  -  27 May 1998 (USA)
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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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Anthony Johnson ...
Blue (as A.J. Johnson)
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William Knight ...
Anthony Boswell ...
Mack Morris ...
Mia X ...
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T-Lay (as Tommy 'Tiny' Lister. Jr.)
Cory 'Zooman' Miller ...
T-Lay Boy #1 (as Corey Miller)
Edward Smith ...
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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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van | scam | friend | vacant lot | tv set | See All (37) »

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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)  »

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I Got the Hook-Up  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,310,349 (USA) (29 May 1998)

Gross:

$10,305,534 (USA) (31 July 1998)
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Quotes

Blue: They're gonna put me on fries and that's when I'll start making the big bucks.
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes play under the first half of the credits. See more »

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References Shaft (1971) See more »

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Hooked
Performed by Snoop Dogg
Produced by Soopafly
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Heheh -- Love to see a "G" rated version of this movie
2 February 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would love to see a "G" rated version of this movie.

It never let's up in its use of the "F" word. In fact in the opening words of the movie, it used the "F" word.

I think if they made a "G" version of this movie - there would be NO dialogue -- the movie would be one long "MF" BLEEP!

This isn't even a good "bro" movie. Bad acting, bad dialouge. It did have a semblance of a plot though.

Let me put it this way - if I had to choose between this movie and "Pippi Longstocking" -- it would be a toss up...

Wayno


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