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Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America, who try to steal his magic belt and make him sell out by endorsing addictive products to his people. Pootie must learn to find himself and defeat the evil corporation for all the young black children of America, supatime. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related material, language and drug content | See all certifications »
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29 June 2001 (USA)  »

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Pootie Tang in Sine Your Pitty on the Runny Kine  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,506,233 (USA) (29 June 2001)

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$3,293,258 (USA) (27 July 2001)
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Trivia

Patrice O'Neal auditioned for a role. See more »

Goofs

When Stacy runs at Pootie Tang and they crash through the window, a safety back pad is clearly visible under Pootie Tang's shirt. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: Dirty Dee is still dirty... because he's Dirty Dee dammit!
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References The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

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Make 'em Say Ugh #2
by Master P (as Percy Miller), Silkk Tha Shocker (as Vyshon Miller), Mia X (as Mia Young),
Richard Jones, Craig Lawson & Snoop Dogg (as Calvin Broadus)
Performed by Master P
Courtesy of No Limit/Priority Records
Contains samples from "Funk Box"
by Craig Derry, Edward Fletcher, Bernard McDonald, Dwain Mitchell, Sylvia Robinson & Douglas Wimbish
"Apache" by Jiggs Chase, Cheryl Cook, Sylvia Robinson & Wonder Mike (as Michael Wright)
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Pootie Tang is the Sh*T
13 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For those of you that don't get it, leave it alone. This is about fantasy, fun and escapism. Its meant to take you away from reality and make you laugh and it does just that. The acting was not meant to win awards or come close. It is supposed to be fun.

I love it! Don't hate cause you don't have it going on like Pootie Tang (LOL). All these men wish they could whip another man's butt with their belts and have all the women slobbering all over them without even having to speak!

Biggie Shortie is doing it! I think it was very creative. Its easy to do something that everyone else is trying to do. This and Half-Baked are classics


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