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The Wash (2001)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  14 November 2001 (USA)
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With the rent due and his car booted, Sean (Dr. Dre) has to come up with some ends...and fast. When his best buddy and roommate Dee Loc (Snoop Dogg), suggests that Sean get a job busting ... See full summary »

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Tic ...
Maniac's Homie #2
Lamont Bentley ...
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Himself
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Dewayne
Thai Buckman ...
Ashley
Frank Chavez ...
Officer Hoppy
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Dee's Connection
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Antoinette
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Guy #1
Joseph Davis ...
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Tray Deee ...
Thug #3
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With the rent due and his car booted, Sean (Dr. Dre) has to come up with some ends...and fast. When his best buddy and roommate Dee Loc (Snoop Dogg), suggests that Sean get a job busting suds down at the local car wash, the first order of business is impressing Mr. Washington (George Wallace) the gun-toting, dominoes-playing owner of The Wash. Unaware that the two are roomies, Mr. Washington hires Sean as Dee Loc's supervisor. Comic tensions flare between the two, especially when Dee Loc suspects Sean of trying to slow his roll with the side hustles he's got going on in the car wash parking lot...and with the ladies in the locker room. But there are bigger things to worry about at The Wash. One is the menacing phone calls from a disgruntled employee, and the other is figuring out how to get money to pay off the kidnappers who've snatched Mr. Washington! If Sean, Dee Loc, and the rest of the gang don't settle their differences and get Mr. Washington back, the good times at The Wash ... Written by Anonymous

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,875,067 (USA) (16 November 2001)

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£33,677 (UK) (9 August 2002)
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In the apartment, an angered Snoop Dogg yells at Dr. Dre, "I paid the cost to be the boss." Paid Tha Cost To Be Tha Boss is Snoop's following album See more »

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Dee Loc: [referring to Slim and Face] These got to be the two stupidest mothafuckas.
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The music video "Bad Intentions" by Dr. Dre featuring Knoc-Turn'Al is played over the ending credits. See more »

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References Friday (1995) See more »

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Get Fucked Up with Me
Performed by Xzibit
Written by Xzibit (as A.Joyner) & J.Jackson
Published by Voco Music / Hennessy For Everyone (BMI) / Voco Music d/b/a
Alexra Music (BMI) & My Own Way (ASCAP)
Xzibit appears courtesy of Loud Records
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Could've been a little better
29 June 2004 | by (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

I am a fan of rap music, the only type of music I listen to so I know Dr.Dre and Snoop Dogg very well, I have seen their previous movies. Before watching the movie, I knew it was going to be a horrible one, but not as bad as expected.

The synopsis of the story is about two friends, Sean (Dr.Dre) and Dee Loc. Sean gets fired from his previous job and has no money and they also have a three day notice before they get evicted out of their house. With no job and desperation of money, Dee Loc insists that Sean comes to his work and try to get a job there, a car wash called "The Wash". The Wash is a type of place worked by dumb people who only steal from customers, smoke weed, chase girls, etc. As Sean goes there and takes opening assistant manager job from the owner of The Wash, Mr.Washington (George Wallace). At the same time, Mr.Washington is going through a hard time at The Wash getting threatening phone calls from a previous employee at The Wash who was recently fired, Chris (Eminem). The employees at The Wash cant believe Mr.Washington had fired Chris because they all knew Chris was crazy.

The plot of the story was kind of stupid, but the actors did what they could to not make it as horrible as it would've been, except Snoop Dogg. And didn't like his acting like in all of his other movies, because almost at least 50% of the time, hes always a gangsta sort of type of person and it doesent seem to work in the movie. But there are some upsides to the movie. It actually delivered some okay humour especially from a character named "Slim" (DJ Pooh). His jokes are idiotic but has to make you laugh. But there are other jokes in the movie that don't execute due to it being played out. There are a lot of cameos such as Ludacris, Kurupt, Eminem, Xzibit and Shaquille O'Neal.

After watching the movie I was at least pleased it wasn't that bad. The only thing for next time, don't make Snoop Dogg play the same role for a different movie again.

6/10


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