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Trippin' (1999)

R | | Comedy | 12 May 1999 (USA)
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Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Gregory Reed
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June Nelson
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Fish
Maia Campbell ...
Cinny Hawkins
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Louise Reed
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Willie Reed
Cleavon McClendon ...
Jamal Reed
Bill Henderson ...
Gramps Reed
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Shapic
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Anetta Jones
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Kenyatta
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LaDomal
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Z-Boy
Charles Walker ...
Dale Collins (Ribs)
Davis Henry ...
Philip Newhouse
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Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being a big success as a poet, a student, a lover. His mom wants him to apply to colleges, but Greg hasn't a clue. One of his teachers, Mr. Shapic, tries to inspire him, too. He finally figures out he can get close to Cinny if he asks her for help with college applications. But friendship isn't enough, he wants romance and a prom date. So, he tells a few lies and, for awhile, it seems to be working. Then, things fall apart and Greg has to figure out how to put the trippin aside and get real. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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He's a legend in his own mind.

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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12 May 1999 (USA)  »

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G's Trippin'  »

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$2,527,909 (USA) (14 May 1999)

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$9,016,377 (USA) (17 September 1999)
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The college Greg is accepted to is called Morehoward, a reference to two Black colleges called Morehouse and Howard. See more »

Quotes

LaDomal: Hey you African booty scratcher! It look like you just got off the Amistad party boat!
Z-Boy: Sinque, give us free!
Fish: I'll give you some fat free water that's what you need!
Fish: Hey are those legs recycable? Mr. Gump? You know I need a screw. Gimme one of them.
Z-Boy: I screwed yo mama!
LaDomal: You know what nigga I know why your car broke nigga.
Fish: Why is that?
LaDomal: 'Cause everytime yo lil black ass get out of it the oil light come on nigga!
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classic high school film
17 May 1999 | by (Richmond, VA) – See all my reviews

A classic high school film in the mold of the John Hughes pics from the '80s. Decent story aided by good performances and some great jokes. You'll never look at fried eggs the same way again. Load granddad up with pork and enjoy.


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