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Pootie Tang (2001)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 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)  »

Also Known As:

Pootie Tang in Sine Your Pitty on the Runny Kine  »

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Budget:

$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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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 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 »

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Narrator: Dirty Dee is still dirty... because he's Dirty Dee dammit!
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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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References Batman (1966) 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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One Of The Most Under-rated Films Of All Time!!!
9 July 2006 | by 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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