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Next Friday -- Ice Cube returns as Craig Jones. Trouble ensues this time out as Craig relocates to the suburbs in order to hide from the neighborhood bully, Debo.
Next Friday -- Uncle Elroy and Day Day owe money on taxes so Craig finds a way to steal from the next door neighbors to pay off the taxes so Uncle Elroy's house doesn't get put up for auction.


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Writers (WGA):
Ice Cube (characters) &
DJ Pooh (characters) ...
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Release Date:
12 January 2000 (USA) See more »
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Uncle Elroy and Day Day owe money on taxes so Craig finds a way to steal from the next door neighbors to pay off the taxes so Uncle Elroy's house doesn't get put up for auction. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Ice Cube ... Craig Jones

Mike Epps ... Day-Day
Justin Pierce ... Roach

John Witherspoon ... Mr. Jones
Don 'D.C.' Curry ... Uncle Elroy

Jacob Vargas ... Joker

Lobo Sebastian ... Lil Joker

Rolando Molina ... Baby Joker
Lisa Rodríguez ... Karla (as Lisa Rodriguez)

Tommy 'Tiny' Lister ... Deebo (as Tommy 'Tiny' Lister Jr.)

Kym Whitley ... Suga (as Kym E. Whitley)

Amy Hill ... Mrs. Ho-Kym

Tamala Jones ... D'wana
The Lady of Rage ... Baby D' (as Robin Allen)

Carmen Serano ... Girl #1

Maria Arcé ... Girl #2 (as Maria Arce)

Vanessa White ... Girl #3

Clifton Powell ... Pinky

Michael Blackson ... Customer #1
Ronn Riser ... Stanley / Mystery Guest (as Ronn Riser-Muhammad)

David Earl Waterman ... Sheriff #3 (as David Waterman)
Cheridah Best ... Sheriff Lady

Sticky Fingaz ... Tyrone

Shane Conrad ... Jay Sedrich
Keebo ... Pinky Chauffeur
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daniel Dehring ... (uncredited)

Faizon Love ... Big Worm (archive footage) (uncredited)

Michael Rapaport ... Mailman with Tax Notice (uncredited)

Chris Tucker ... Smokey (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Steve Carr 
Writing credits
Ice Cube (characters) &
DJ Pooh (characters)

Ice Cube (written by)

Produced by
Matt Alvarez .... co-producer
Douglas Curtis .... co-producer
Michael Gruber .... executive producer
Ice Cube .... producer
Matt Moore .... co-executive producer
Claire Rudnick Polstein .... executive producer
Original Music by
Terence Blanchard 
Cinematography by
Christopher Baffa (director of photography) (as Christopher J. Baffa)
Film Editing by
Elena Maganini 
Casting by
Kimberly Hardin  (as Kim Hardin)
Production Design by
Dina Lipton 
Art Direction by
Keith Neely 
Set Decoration by
Randy Budka (set painter decorator gang boss)
Suzette Sheets 
Costume Design by
Jacki Roach 
Makeup Department
Debra Denson .... head makeup artist
Judy Murdock .... makeup artist (as Judy Murdoch)
Beverly Jo Pryor .... key makeup artist
Brian A. Tunstall .... key hair stylist (as Brian Andrew Tunstall)
Gigi Williams .... makeup artist
Felicia Herron .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Production Management
Jay Sedrish .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Frank Davis .... first assistant director
Seth Edelstein .... second assistant director
Evan Gilner .... assistant director
Donald Sparks .... assistant director
Tyrone S. Walker .... assistant director
Art Department
Colin Bardon .... carpenter
Elizabeth Colomba .... storyboard artist
Bryan Corbett .... propmaker
Chad Fontaine .... labor
Dervon 'Von' Herron .... assistant property master
Vinson Jae .... stand-by painter
Joseph Kearney .... construction coordinator
Richard Lambert .... leadman
Susan E. Lomino .... set designer
Brook Mansbridge .... general foreman
Christopher S. Nushawg .... set designer
Amy Ryder .... buyer
Quentin Schierenberg .... set dresser
Bob Warner .... painter
John 'Skip' Weaver .... property master
Sound Department
Walter Anderson .... production sound mixer
Joe Barnett .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Choi .... sound effects editor
Jed M. Dodge .... dialogue editor
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Jason George .... dialogue editor
Robert Getty .... dialogue editor
Kevin Hamilton .... adr editor
Michael Hertlein .... adr editor
Michael Hertlein .... dialogue editor
Frederick Howard .... supervising sound designer
Frederick Howard .... supervising sound editor
Robert Jackson .... adr supervisor
Anthony M. McCovey .... second boom operator
Derek Pippert .... foley editor
Yuri Reese .... sound re-recording mixer
Douglas Shamburger .... boom operator
Walter Spencer .... dialogue editor
Dean St. John .... adr mixer
Johanna Turner .... transfer engineer
Special Effects by
David P. Kelsey .... special effects coordinator
Brian Bennett .... stunts
Jophery C. Brown .... stunts (as Jophrey Brown)
Eric Chambers .... stunts
Doug Coleman .... stunts
Eliza Coleman .... stunts
Eugene Collier .... stunts
Max Daniels .... stunt double
Danny Downey .... stunts
Ousaun Elam .... stunts (as Ousaun T. Elam)
Clay Donahue Fontenot .... stunts
Gary Guercio .... stunts
Michael Haynes .... stunts
Chuck Hosack .... stunts
Jalil Jay Lynch .... Stunt double: Cris Tucker (as Jalil J. Lynch)
Eddie Perez .... stunts
Manny Perry .... stunts
Jalon Raney .... stunts
Mark Stefanich .... stunts
Dain Turner .... stunts
Keith Woulard .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Victor Aguirre .... still photography intern
Dan Ayers .... camera operator
Tracy Bennett .... still photographer
Bonnie Blake .... additional camera operator: "b" camera (as Bonnie S. Blake)
Cheli Clayton .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Michael Dronge .... grip
Coby Garfield .... film loader
Andrew Glover .... chief lighting technician
Bill Green .... rigging best boy grip
Greg Hewett .... key grip
John Scott .... assistant camera
Casting Department
Daniel Dehring .... extras casting (as Danny Dehring)
Rich King .... extras casting
Debra Secher .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elizabeth Frank .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Jeff Ervin .... additional editor
Julia Wong .... assistant editor
Music Department
James Anderson .... scoring engineer
Spring Aspers .... music supervisor
Terence Blanchard .... conductor
Bronwen Boyan .... music coordinator
Paul Broucek .... music executive
Robin Burgess .... music session coordinator
Tony Dimito .... music editor
Heidi Santelli .... music consultant
Don 'One Eye' Saunders .... composer: theme music
Kai Schoormann .... engineer
Chris Severin .... musician
Andrew Shack .... executive music producer
Don Vappie .... musician
Raymond Weber .... musician
Brice Winston .... musician
Transportation Department
Daniel Conte Sr. .... driver (as Dan Conte)
Dennis Hollis .... transportation captain (as Dennis H. Hollis)
Sharon Hollis .... driver
Alfie Jensen .... driver
David Joseph .... driver
Betty Konz .... driver (as Betty Ann Konz)
James 'Obee' Oberman .... transportation coordinator
Randy Scott Stone .... driver (as Randy Stone)
Danny L. Swanson .... driver (as Danny Swanson)
David G. Todd .... driver (as David Todd)
Robert L. Young .... driver (as Robert L. Young Jr.)
Other crew
Jeremy Alter .... location manager
Natalie Angel .... assistant to line producer
Tami Cassell .... adr loop group
Devon Evans .... animal trainer
Trent Hara .... production coordinator: second unit
Marc Jacobs .... production resources
William Jorgenson .... assistant location manager
Gary Kurashige .... on-set medic
Felecia McEachin .... assistant: Ice Cube
Bryce Olson .... assistant: Steve Carr
Anton Pardoe .... assistant location manager (as Anton Musashi Pardoe)
Christy Powers .... medic: construction/rigging
Kristian Ransonnet .... post-production accountant
Jennifer Scott .... production coordinator
Michael Swafford .... first assistant accountant
Jodi Tripi .... clearance coordinator
Victoria Vaus .... title designer
Ted Yonenaka .... craft service
Michael Zavala .... production assistant
Michael Bradley .... provider (uncredited)
Ronald C. Briggs Jr. .... inventory services (uncredited)
Paul Wagar .... dialogue coach (uncredited)
Tim Williams .... animal trainer (uncredited)

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Rated R for strong language, drug use and sexual content
98 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

When Joker says "Pass the wire!" and "Don't look at me, Little Puppet!", he is actually quoting lines from American Me, a movie in which he played Edward James Olmos' younger brother, Pablito.See more »
Continuity: Joker's eyebrows are visible when he leaves Day Day and Roach tied together to go see what is taking so long outside. As he exits the house his cap is pulled much lower so even his eyes barely show. The cap changes position throughout the scenes with Day Day and Roach on the couch as well.See more »
Craig Jones:[in Craig's halluncination showing Karla giving him a lap dance] You heard of El Nino?
Karla Joker:[Speaking Seductively] Yeah...
Craig Jones:This is El Negro. Come on down here and let me tap that ass.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008)See more »
Money StretchSee more »


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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
I loved that movie, 25 July 2000
Author: lilkbraptor15 from New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Next Friday is a movie i enjoyed to see all 4 times. That movie made me laugh so many times. The rating should be a 10 because i thought it was excellent. Ice Cube and Jacob Vargas were my favorite actors in that movie. And that African who came in the Pinky's store made me really crack up. OK, this is all for the comments,keep up the good work of making these kind of movies, and if possible, can the people please make a third part Thank you very much

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