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Marci X (2003)

R  |   |  Comedy, Music  |  22 August 2003 (USA)
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A Jewish-American Princess is forced to take control of a hard-core hip-hop record label and tries to rein the one of the label's most controversial rappers.

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While delivering an award to her humanitarian father Ben Feld, the stylish wealthy Jewish Caucasian Marci Feld is surprised by the attack of the conservative senator Mary Ellen Spinkle to her father in the media. The motive is the lyrics of the rap "Shoot Ya' Teacha " sing by Dr. S and released by the hip-hop record label Felony Assault that belongs to Ben. He has a heart attack, and his daughter decides to assume the problem and negotiate a public excuse of Dr. S in the MTV Award. However, the bad boy sings a polemic song on television to humiliate Merci that gives senator Sprinkle the chance to promote the "Buttgate". Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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22 August 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I Marci ta 'paixe  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$872,950 (USA) (22 August 2003)

Gross:

$1,646,664 (USA) (12 September 2003)
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Trivia

Chris Rock was offered the part of Dr. S but turned it down. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Rock said "It's the worst script I've ever gotten... I'd have been happier getting an envelope full of anthrax." See more »

Quotes

Caitlin: Oh Marci, first you lose your mom.
Kirstin: And then you kill your dad.
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.124 (2011) See more »

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Vote for Spinkle
Music by Mervyn Warren
Lyric by Joseph Howard & Mervyn Warren
Produced by Mervyn Warren
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A travesty--and very painful to watch
6 September 2003 | by (Surrey, British Columbia, Canada) – See all my reviews

I think that, at some point, there was a good script behind this film. In the process of producing it, though, things went wrong. Hideously wrong.

There are some extremely biting jokes in this film, and that is the best I can say about it.

If, indeed, the film did start out with a good script, then shame on the filmmakers for ruining it.

If this film started out nearly as bad as it ended up being, then the actors must have been desperate; Wayans and Krakowski, for publicity, Baranski, for money, and Kudrow, for....

You really have to wonder why Lisa Kudrow was in this film. She doesn't need the money, and she doesn't need the fame. What she needs is to break into the movies (something certain "Friends" stars can't seem to manage), and you can see from a mile away that this is not going to help her do that.

Don't pay to watch this. Don't even spend your time on it.


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