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Undercover Brother (2002)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy | 31 May 2002 (USA)
When "The Man" tries to derail a black candidate's presidential campaign, Undercover Brother and his fellow secret agents come to the rescue.

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Cast

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The Chief
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Smart Brother
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Gen. Warren Boutwell
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Mr. Elias
Robert Trumbull ...
The Man
J.D. Hall ...
Narrator (voice)
William S. Taylor ...
Roscoe the Barber (as William Taylor)
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Wendy Marshall - TV Anchor
Ron Pardo ...
Chuck
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Storyline

A white faceless corporate despot known only as "The Man", has the power to unleash a terrifying top-secret weapon: an irresistibly packaged psycho-hallucinogenic drug that will reduce the entire population to mindless zombies. but black folks have soul. But with enough funky sense of style, a smooth way with the ladies and an absolute hunger for justice, with his Bruce Lee moves, Cadillac attitude and an arsenal of outrageous disguises and gadgets, Undercover Brother is recruited by the group of Good Guys, know as the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D. an all-black justice league to foil the Man's plan to derail a Colin Powell-like presidential candidate, and Undercover Brother's undercover exploits keep the slim plot moving. But while he and his sassy cat-fighting partner known as Sistah Girl tries to find out what's going on, the leader's ruthless right arm, Mr. Feather, discovers the conspiracy's sexy secret weapon, Penelope Snow. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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He's All Action

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, sexual humor, drug content and campy violence | See all certifications »

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31 May 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Com a Cor E a Coragem  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,037,685 (USA) (2 June 2002)

Gross:

$38,230,435 (USA) (14 July 2002)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Denise Richards claims that her derriere was digitally enlarged for the film's cover and promotional material. See more »

Goofs

When UB's license plate slides away to reveal the nozzles, Toronto's distinctive CN Tower is clearly visible in the background. Undercover Brother's city is never named, but it is supposed to be American. See more »

Quotes

Undercover Brother: You mess with the 'fro, you got to go.
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Crazy Credits

Late in the credits, White She-Devil drops by while Undercover Brother is with Sistah Girl. See more »

Connections

References Osmosis Jones (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Got To Be Real
Written by Cheryl Lynn, David Paich and David Foster
Performed by Cheryl Lynn
Courtesy of Cheryl Lynn Productions
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User Reviews

energetic cast and gags make it fun
18 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

Uneven but entertaining comedy which puts an effective comic spin on popular blaxploitation films. Griffin—a stylish, super cool secret agent who always gets his man—is recruited by an ambitious black brotherhood to investigate the ambiguous actions of a prominent black general who's given up his love of politics for fried chicken. In addition, Griffin also matches wits with an evil, megalomaniacal white man. An undeniably goofy setup is made worthwhile by a lot of hip, amusing dialogue and clever, innovative sight gags. Suffers from occasional lapses—as most films of this genre do—but the cast is clearly having fun and make it worth the viewing experience. **½


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