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3 Strikes (2000)

R | | Comedy | 1 March 2000 (USA)
Brian Hooks plays a character who is just released from jail. And the state adopts a "3 strikes" rule for felons that involves serious penalties. Hooks has 2 strikes, and wants to change ... See full summary »

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E-40 ...
Mike (as E40)
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Moms Douglas
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Pops Douglas
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Officer Roberts
Barima McKnight ...
Blue
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Dahlia
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J.J. (as De'Aundre Bonds)
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Grandpa Johnson
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Crackhead
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Brian Hooks plays a character who is just released from jail. And the state adopts a "3 strikes" rule for felons that involves serious penalties. Hooks has 2 strikes, and wants to change his life for the better. When a friend picks him up, they are pulled over, and his friend shoots at police officers, and Hooks escapes. Now Hooks, a wanted man, must clear his name of having nothing to do with the shooting. Written by Brian Blueskye <BrianBlu23@aol.com>

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the few, the proud, the paroled.

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1 March 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

3 Vezes em Apuros  »

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$3,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,684,704, 5 March 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$9,821,335, 4 June 2000
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Trivia

When (Ryan Douglas) Brian Hooks gets on the pay phone to call his girlfriend when he gets released from jail. He is trying to imitate E-40' slang to impress her. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the first part of the end credits, some outtakes are shown (the best of which is a police dog passing the suspect it's supposed to be chasing). See more »

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Features Truck Turner (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wanna Rock
Written by Luther Campbell and Harry Wayne Casey (as Harry W. Casey)
Performed by Luther Campbell (as Luke)
Courtesy of Lil' Joe Records
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Get Out
18 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

Luckilly this one was viewed for free because man did it ever strike out.

There is nothing new here, the movie is poorly written and has nobody to root for.

There are some funny parts, but they are very few and far between and are all done better in Friday.

The acting is mediocre and does not make the movie a must see. Acting is done much better in Love & Basketball.

In all, one the worst of 2000. While the movie was profitable, the budget was relatively miniscle.

Stay away from the strikes unless absolutely necessary, it almost asurredly will disappoint.

Rating: 2

Viewed: in theatre (Scope)


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