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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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According to Louis C.K., the studio removed him and editor Doug Abel from the editing room. They were not allowed to have a final cut of the film. See more »

Goofs

When Pootie Tang records with Truckie and some music industry workers, he adjusts the levels on the mixing desk. He turns some of them down, and leaves some faders partly open. In the next shot, all of the faders are closed. See more »

Quotes

Pootie Tang: Dirty Dee, you're a baddy daddy lamatai tebby chai!
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Crazy Credits

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

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Spoofed in The Matrix Reloaded (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

IM A CRIGHTY POOSTER
Written by Louis C.K. and Prince Paul
Performed by Missy Elliott and Lance Crouther
Produced by Prince Paul and Donald Newkirk
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One Of The Most Under-rated Films Of All Time!!!
9 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just to let the world know---if ya ain't seen Pootie Tang in it's full glory it's time to get your business in order!!! This movie is absolutely one of the funniest, most hilarious, idiotic masterpieces that I have had the opportunity to view. If ya like the kind of stuff ya can laugh at for no reason at all (except that it's funny) then you need to rent it, invite over your friends who are non-believers and do the doggone thing!!! A lot of my own friends here in the great city of Detroit have doubts about my precious Pootie but I am so going to erase all of their fears of letting loose-cause that's exactly what you do when you are all in like me. Chris Rock absolutely needs to do a sequel and I think it should be called,"POOTIE TANGING JR." Now how's that for devotion! Pootie--I love you and I always will!!

Somebody please tell Chris Rock that we NEED some mo' Pootie Tang in our lives!!!


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