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Release Date:
18 August 2000 (USA) See more »
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We Got Jokes. See more »
Plot:
A concert film featuring four major African American stand up comedians. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
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These men are hilarious! See more (82 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Steve Harvey ... Himself

D.L. Hughley ... Himself

Cedric the Entertainer ... Himself

Bernie Mac ... Himself

Directed by
Spike Lee 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Cedric the Entertainer 
Steve Harvey 
D.L. Hughley 
Bernie Mac 

Produced by
Troy Craig Poon .... production executive
Rylyn DeMaris .... associate producer
David Gale .... producer
Walter Latham .... producer
Spike Lee .... producer
Angelia Price .... associate producer
Butch Robinson .... co-producer
Van Toffler .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Malik Hassan Sayeed  (as Malik Sayeed)
 
Film Editing by
Barry Alexander Brown 
 
Production Design by
Wynn Thomas  (as Wynn P. Thomas)
 
Art Direction by
Tom Warren 
 
Costume Design by
Denise Marsh 
 
Makeup Department
Herita Jones .... makeup artist
James Thomas .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Michael Ellis .... unit production manager
Maurice Marable .... production supervisor
Alicia Sams .... post-production supervisor
Seth I. Shire .... additional post supervisor (as Seth Shire)
Marcus Turner .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mike Ellis .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Greta Alexander .... industrial
Thomas Costabile .... carpenter
Vivienne Culwick .... scenic
Paul Dale .... scenic foreman
Christopher Doogan .... scenic (as Chris Doogan)
James Geyer .... scenic
Jeffrey L. Glave .... charge scenic (as Jeff Glave)
Kevin Golden .... scenic
Edward Haynes .... scenic
Joyce Leipertz .... scenic
Barb Livingston .... props
Bill Lowry .... construction grip
Todd MacNicholl .... key construction grip
Leonardo Mastrantoni .... art department production assistant (as Leo Mastrantoni)
Michele Mayas .... scenic
Bradley Mayer .... assistant art director
Tim McMillan .... construction grip
Fred Milton .... art department production assistant
Daniel Otteson .... set dresser
Carl Prinzi .... construction grip
Joseph Proscia .... leadman
Moshe Rabinowitz .... shopcraft
Malcolm Reid .... key shopcraft
Raymond M. Samitz .... construction coordinator (as Raymond Samitz)
Michael Scarola .... construction grip
William J. Schwing Jr. .... set dresser (as William Schwing)
Ilya Shevel .... scenic
Korey Washington .... art director: concert tour
 
Sound Department
William R. Barnes .... additional sound
David Boulton .... adr mixer
Laura Civiello .... sound editor
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist
Stuart Deutsch .... boom operator
Ben D. Griffith Jr. .... additional sound
David Imber .... house sound
Rolf Pardula .... production sound mixer
Mike Poppleton .... assistant sound editor
Alex Raspa .... adr recordist
Jeffrey Stern .... supervising sound editor
Dominick Tavella .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Alison Andoos .... inferno artist
Tim Farrell .... Inferno artist
Abby Okin .... effects producer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alan Aldridge .... first assistant camera
Andre Allen .... video switcher
John Bentham .... camera operator
Scott Brinson .... lighting designer
Lamont Crawford .... key grip
Kerwin DeVonish .... camera operator
Randy Greer .... camera operator
Tom Guadarama .... video engineer in charge
Chris Hall .... camera operator
Herb Harton .... camera operator
Laurel Hughes .... first assistant camera
Monte Johnson .... tour video engineer
Charles Eric Jones .... best boy grip
Jamie A. Marlowe .... first assistant camera (as Jamie Marlowe)
John Mayo .... electric
Jack McCullum .... best boy electric
Mick McNeeley .... camera operator
Gordon Minard .... camera operator
Bob Newcomb .... camera operator (as Robert Newcomb)
Chris Norr .... camera operator
Keith Pickett .... gaffer (as Marshall Keith Pickett)
Marc Rainsford .... grip
Ricardo Sarmiento .... camera operator
Bret Straughn .... grip
Rick Wagner .... lighting programmer
Robert Williams .... first assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Janet Melody .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Michael Hatzer .... color timer
Richard Lee .... editing room intern
Tim Masick .... tape to tape color correction
K.A. Miille .... assistant editor (as K.A. Chisholm)
Rob Padva .... on-line editor
Jim Passon .... color timer
Bobbi Thomas .... tape to tape color correction
 
Music Department
Linda Cohen .... music supervisor
Alex Steyermark .... executive music producer
Massie Weissman .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Willow Jenkins .... driver: Spike Lee
 
Other crew
Richad Aguillia .... utility
Damani Andrews .... set production assistant (as Damani Yotanka Andrews)
Cheryl Anthony .... assistant: David Gale
Ruben Arana-Downs .... set production assistant
Amanda Ayers .... utility
Raymone K. Bain .... unit publicist
Randall Balsmeyer .... title designer
Gary Bartunek .... engineer in charge assistant: video
Jackie Bazan .... public relations
Clifton Bell .... set production assistant
Ronald Betts .... utility
Troy Boggess .... set production assistant
Chet Brewster .... technical supervisor
Craig Carpenter .... set production assistant
Scott Clackum .... set production assistant
Bruce Cole .... set production assistant
Rob Crawford .... audience coordinator
Rob Crawford .... utility
Carol Davis .... craft service
Shawna-Nova Foley .... set production assistant (as Shawna Foley)
William E. Githens .... post production accountant
Leslie Gordon .... utility
Chuck Gueno .... tour stage manager
Evan Hughes .... set production assistant
Willow Jenkins .... master of time and space
Jeannie Kedas .... unit publicist
Jason Lampkin .... staff: 40 Acres
Taj Lewis .... set production assistant
Barb Livingston .... set production assistant
Ken MacFarlane .... set production assistant
Scott Macleod .... floor manager
Jonn Nubian .... technical consultant
Peggy Porter .... production coordinator
Michael Rapaport .... business manager
Irwin M. Rappaport .... attorney (as Irwin M. Rappaport Esq.)
Dan Riley .... legal assistant
Robert Salzer .... engineer in charge assistant: tape
Arnold Sampson .... set production assistant
Evelyn Santana .... public relations assistant
Cedric Sapp .... tour set assistant
Eric Schnieder .... set production assistant
Art Schultz .... utility (as Arthur B. Schultz)
Michael Singleton .... set production assistant
Jason Thomas .... key production office assistant
Tichafa Tongugora .... set production assistant
Michael Warren .... assistant to producer: NY
Doug Whitley .... location manager (as R. Douglas Whitley)
Lisa Whittington .... continuity supervisor
William M. Young .... tour stage manager
Robert Zahn .... technical consultant
John E. Ferraro .... production executive (uncredited)
Daniel Villagomez .... credits administrator (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Chet Brewster .... the filmmakers wish to thank: Davenstar Media Group
Greg Bush .... the filmmakers wish to thank
Tome Fineman .... the filmmakers wish to thank
Dione Foster .... the filmmakers wish to thank
Jaun Hill .... in loving memory of
Adonis Jeralds .... the filmmakers wish to thank (as Adonis 'Sporty' Jeralds)
Tracy Kramer .... the filmmakers wish to thank
Michael Latham .... the filmmakers wish to thank
Sherry Latham .... the filmmakers wish to thank
Kevin Marks .... the filmmakers wish to thank
Reid Marks .... the filmmakers wish to thank
Rhonda Outlaw .... the filmmakers wish to thank
Gina E. Ross .... the filmmakers wish to thank
Sharon Suttle .... the filmmakers wish to thank
Robin Tate .... the filmmakers wish to thank
Louise Williams .... the filmmakers wish to thank
Bob Zahn .... the filmmakers wish to thank: BVR
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language and sex related humor
Runtime:
115 min
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Trivia:
Spike Lee shot the film on digital video over two nights.See more »
Quotes:
Cedric the Entertainer:Never in history did you hear about 17 or 18 of us gettin' killed nowhere altoghether. 'Cuz we run. We run when somebody else runs. We don't ask no questions why we runnin', we just get our ass up and start damn running.See more »
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
These men are hilarious!, 21 August 2000
Author: hillari from Chicago, USA

The success of this tour surprised many whom were not familiar with these comedians, mainly because they are superstars on the African-American, not mainstream, comedy circuit. These men are funny as hell! The TV shows they appear or have appeared on do not give them the freedom to turn loose like they do in this film. One of the best sequences was when Harvey complained about rap and urban contemporary music (he was so right!) and gave respect to old school R&B. This is absolutely the best comedy that was released all summer.

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