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3 Strikes (2000)

 -  Comedy  -  1 March 2000 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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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$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,684,704 (USA) (3 March 2000)

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$9,821,335 (USA) (2 June 2000)
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Final feature film appearance of Gerald S. O'Loughlin. See more »

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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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References The Jerry Springer Show (1991) See more »

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Where Da Paper At
Written by J-Ro (as J. Robinson), Tash (as R. Smith), M. Jordan, Xzibit (as A. Joiner) and King T (as R. McBride)
Performed by Xzibit, J-Ro (as J Ro), Tash and King T (as King T.)
Xzibit, J Ro and Tash appear courtesy of Loud Records
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Unfunny supposed comedy...
29 April 2006 | by (Evansville, Indiana USA) – See all my reviews

1st watched 4/28/2006 - 3 out of 10(Dir-D.J. Pooh): Unfunny supposed comedy about a man getting out of jail and hoping to stay away from his 3rd conviction which would land him back in for 25 years according to the law(Aka-3 Strikes). Brian Hooks plays the lead role and right away puffs on some weed as soon as he enters his friends car(so how serious is he anyway…is my thought). But then he finds out his friend has stolen the car that he picked him up in and as you can suspect everything goes haywire from here. There are only a couple of laughs in the whole 1 hour and 22 minutes of this film so I you can probably figure out what I thought of the movie already. There are a handful of cameos by bigger names like George Wallace as his dad, Antonio Fargas as his uncle and Monique as someone trying to get into his pants as well as present him with a cassette that supposedly has the evidence to get him out of his trouble. None of these people add many laughs to this mediocre film. The outtakes at the end actually are a little funnier than the entire movie itself(which is definitely a bad sign). I guess the only good thing is that it has a lot of rap music by popular artists, if you're into that kind of music, so buy the soundtrack but don't bother with the movie.


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