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Foolish (1999)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  9 April 1999 (USA)
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Eddie Griffin is Miles Waise, a fast rising nightclub comedian. His life is made difficult by his manager, who wants him to sell out for big bucks, and his brother Fifty Dollah, a scheming ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Miles 'Foolish' Waise
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Quentin 'Fifty Dollah' Waise
Amie Petersen ...
Desiree (as Amy Petersen)
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Giovanni
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Clarisse (as Daphne Lynn Duplaix)
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El Dorado Ron
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Paris
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Odetta
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Simone
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Jimmy Beck
John Marlo ...
Alabama Brown
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Everette Washington
Anthony Johnson ...
Himself (as AJ Johnson)
Anthony Boswell ...
Walter
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Eddie Griffin is Miles Waise, a fast rising nightclub comedian. His life is made difficult by his manager, who wants him to sell out for big bucks, and his brother Fifty Dollah, a scheming hood whose dream is to start a comedy club with Foolish. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for strong language, including sex-related dialogue, sexuality and some drug content
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9 April 1999 (USA)  »

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Tears of a Clown  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,184,633 (USA) (9 April 1999)

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$6,026,908 (USA) (16 July 1999)
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[Director Cameo] Dave Meyers is an audience member in the final stand-up scene. See more »

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Good try No Limit
19 November 2001 | by (Woodbridge,VA) – See all my reviews

Foolish is a decent flick , based on where it came from. Eddie Griffin does what he can with the script, but it almost takes away from his acting chops. This film should have just been a stand up comedy film, because that's all it really is.


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