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All About the Benjamins (2002)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  8 March 2002 (USA)
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A bounty hunter is on the trail of a conman who skipped bail. The two wind up in a deserted warehouse where they witness a diamond scam in action, caught in the midst they put their ... See full summary »

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A bounty hunter is on the trail of a conman who skipped bail. The two wind up in a deserted warehouse where they witness a diamond scam in action, caught in the midst they put their differences aside to team up and detain the looters. Written by ze

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Money brought them together, but millions can't make them friends. See more »


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Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)

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$10,007,291 (USA) (8 March 2002)

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$25,482,931 (USA) (17 May 2002)
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Ice cube co-wrote, co-produced and stars in this movie See more »

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When Buccum chases Reggie into the building where the Diamon Heist takes place, he stops his car directly in front of the gates and runs in, then moments later the robbers drive through the gate and his car is mysteriously no longer there. See more »

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fun but nothing too special
7 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

All About the Benjamins (2002)

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Enemies team up against criminal

A cool film. Ice Cube plays a similar character that he does in most of his films, the hard ass smart ass, but it works well with his role. Mike Epps also plays about the same as usual, but it also works really well. They both have pretty good comedic performances which along side the action directing makes a decent/ tolerable action comedy.

Its not a fantastic film by any means, and though I said they had good comedic performances, the acting wasn't that great. Personally I think Eva Mendes and Tommy Flannigan acted better, but they still weren't at their best. The directing and writing is also nothing special, it works here, but that's about all you can say about it

All about the Benjamins is a pretty average and predictable action comedy but it was fun and funny. If you are a fan of Next Friday and Friday After Next, you will probably enjoy this "fourth installment." It's very similar in style and definitely similar performances by Cube and Epps.

7/10


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