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Pootie Tang (2001)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 29 June 2001 (USA)
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 ... See full summary »

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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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$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,506,233, 1 July 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$3,293,258, 29 July 2001
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Paramount originally intended for the film to be a limited release by Paramount Classics, their art-house division. Later, Chris Rock's involvement and the success of the somewhat similar Austin Powers movies convinced them it had box office potential, so they changed it to a wide release. See more »

Goofs

When Pootie and Dirty Dee begin their showdown, the three members of Dirty's gang riding the trunk of his car suddenly vanish. See more »

Quotes

Pootie Tang: Sa da tay!
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Crazy Credits

Deleted scenes and bloopers are shown during the end credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jon Glaser Loves Gear: Hockey (2016) See more »

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Southern Girl
by Erykah Badu (as Erica Wright) & Rahzel (as Rozell M. Brown)
Performed by Erykah Badu featuring Rahzel
Courtesy of Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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How did this get made? Awful
16 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

This is my latest pick for worst film ever made. Congratulations to C.K. for convincing anyone to make this let alone letting him direct. Hollywood is in a sad state of confusion regarding what is funny or commercial. They have always been out of touch with minorities and this proves it. I just saw part of it and it is unwatchable. To think all these talented actors participated and embarrassed themselves with the worst acting possible. The director ultimately has to take the blame. I feel sorry for anyone who wasted $8 and 3 hours going to the movies to see this. It's a wonder that Louis CK has any career left as this would usually sink it. This gives hope to all the real filmmakers who can actually write and direct. This film gives me hope that I will succeed in creating a film worth watching, entertaining and meaningful. Even the outtakes during credits are boring.


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