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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

Pootie's license plate reads "CLEEPA" 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

Pootie Tang: Sa da tay!
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Crazy Credits

Watch for Pootie Tang in his next adventure - "COLE ME DOWN ON THE PANNY STY" See more »

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Referenced in Tosh.0: How to Teach Kid (2013) 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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Who says a silly one-joke movie can't be fun?
14 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's easy to pick out what people would object to in this movie. It really is little more than a sketch comedy bit extended to 80 minutes, it really only has one joke and it really is pure silliness. But I thought it was really funny. Some of it, like Pootie's defending himself with his braid, was even brilliantly silly. Having seen it three days ago, I have already forgotten virtually the entire movie, but I thoroughly enjoyed it at the time, and my girlfriend, who is less tolerant of pure silliness than I am, laughed throughout. It did run out of momentum a little as it went along, with a great first half hour followed by diminishing returns on that one joke, but there was enough fun through to keep us watching. 7/10


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