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The Queens of Comedy (2001)

Video  -  Documentary | Comedy  -  27 January 2001 (USA)
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Four African American women, profane and brassy, bring stand-up comedy to the Orpheum Theater in Memphis, Tennessee. Miss Laura Hayes opens the show and serves as emcee. She tells family ... See full summary »

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Four African American women, profane and brassy, bring stand-up comedy to the Orpheum Theater in Memphis, Tennessee. Miss Laura Hayes opens the show and serves as emcee. She tells family stories about her grandkids, her mom, and her sisters. Adele Givens urges her audience to celebrate its flaws; she comments on this crazy world, her 92-year-old grandmother, and the need to take care when naming a baby. Sommore, recently released from jail, talks about kids, men, marriage, and why moms give their 8-year-old daughters a hula hoop. Last, Mo'Nique celebrates big women, contrasts Blacks and whites, and gives advice about sex. The film also cuts away to footage of the Queens on the town having fun. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for strong language and sex-related dialogue
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Sommore: He asked me what is my favorite position? I told him "Well that depends on the size of your dick, because if you got a little ass dick then my favorite position is with another mother fucker!"
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**** FUNNY !!!! ****
8 September 2001 | by (San Francisco, California) – See all my reviews

ALMOST as funny as "Kings of Comedy" Sommore and Adele Givens were absolutely wonderful. I could definitely watch this over & over. I heard they had all different material when they were at the Paramount in Oakland. I just wish they would have made more than one video!


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