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Pootie Tang (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Adventure  |  29 June 2001 (USA)
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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)

Gross:

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

According to Louis C.K., producer Ali LeRoi re-edited the film. See more »

Goofs

When Pootie Tang rises from kneeling in front of the corn in the field, knee pads are visible under his overalls. See more »

Quotes

Dirty Dee: Yeah hehehehe Cappatown my ASS!
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Watch for Pootie Tang in his next adventure - "COLE ME DOWN ON THE PANNY STY" See more »

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References High Noon (1952) 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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Great camp!
29 October 2002 | by (Brooklyn, NY) – See all my reviews

This movie is so unique, it may be as difficult for some to understand as it is to figure out Pootie's language. I was captivated from the first scene right up to the end. Kudos to Lance Crouther for his truly inspired performance as the hero. His physical comedy while combatting his foes or even just interacting with everyone else was brilliant and quirky. You really find yourself focusing on him in every scene, just to see what he was going to do next. There is also the ensemble of actors that inhabit Pootie's world, all of whom did a great job. I often read critics making comparisons between the modern charactor actors and how they pale before those of the distant past - razzz - wrong! These people hammed it up with style and flair. "I'm Dirty Dee, dammit!"

Sah da tay, my brothers.


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