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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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Mike (as E40)
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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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Comedy

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1 March 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

3 Vezes em Apuros  »

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Budget:

$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

Final feature film appearance of Gerald S. O'Loughlin. 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 »

Connections

References Truck Turner (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

G'D Up
Written by Battlecat (as K. Gilliam), Tray Deee (as T. Davis), Goldie Loc (as K. Spillman) and Snoop Dogg (as C. Broadus)
Performed by Tha Eastsidaz (as East Sidaz) Featuring Snoop Dogg
East Sidaz appear courtesy of Dogg House/TVT Records
Snoop Dogg appears courtesy of No Limit/Priority Records
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After Rob Douglas (Brian Hooks) gets released from prison with two strikes, the state adopts the 3 strike rule, and he must do everything he can do stay out of trouble.
27 October 2016 | by See all my reviews

This movie was off the hook hilarious! I don't know how I am just seeing it now but wow! Great line up of comedians, especially, David Allen Grier and Faizon Love! Faizon makes me laugh by just opening his mouth and David Allen Grier has some funny ass lines! Definitely will watch this again when it comes on TV. Not to mention old school Monique and E40 are in it too! Awesome seeing some of their early work! Great one liners! My favorite and it gets me every time " I can slap my balls against his old ass face he still wouldn't wake up!'' so damn funny! Definitely reminded me of my all time favorite comedy, Friday! Which makes sense because it is written and directed by the same writer and director, the man, DJPooh! If this movie comes on TV, watch it! If you haven't seen it yet rent it!Totally recommend for anyone who needs a good laugh or anyone who just likes this style of comedy.


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