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The Wash (2001)

 -  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Albano ...
Mafia Tony
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Tic ...
Maniac's Homie #2
Lamont Bentley ...
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Himself
Bruce Bruce ...
Dewayne
Thai Buckman ...
Ashley
Frank Chavez ...
Officer Hoppy
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Dee's Connection
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Antoinette
Mark Cooper ...
Guy #1
Joseph Davis ...
Guy #2
Tray Deee ...
Thug #3
Louis Deron-Davenport ...
Maniac's Homie #1
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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:

£33,677 (UK) (9 August 2002)

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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 »

Quotes

[to Mr. Washington over the phone, for firing him]
Chris: How's your day going? Good, 'cause the rest of your day's gonna be FUCKED!
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Crazy Credits

The music video "Bad Intentions" by Dr. Dre featuring Knoc-Turn'Al is played over the ending credits. See more »


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Str8 West Coast
Performed by Knoc-Turn'Al
Written by Knoc-Turn'Al (as R. Harbor) & Dr. Dre (as A. Young)
Published by Knoc-Turn'Al Music / Million Dollar Game Ain't Free Music (BMI) & WB Music Corp. / Ain't Nuthin' Goin' On But F****n' Music (ASCAP)
Knoc-Turn'Al appears courtesy of L.A. Confidential
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The laughs aren't really there, but the style is cool
19 November 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Wash is like hip-hop eye candy- it looks cool and even tempting, but when you try and hear the jokes it registers that it's stupid a lot of the time. The Wash, from co-writer of Friday, also did 3 strikes which was interesting some of the time but not totally as funny as it should've been. Pooh's new film is like that, yet instead of being interesting it's hip and flashy.

Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre star here (not there first film together, the better film Training Day comes to mind) as two guys who usually have what most young urban professionals want- weed, hoes and uh, bling bling. But the money well has run dry and a 3 day notice has just been put up and in order for dre to pay his half of the rent he gets a job with the car wash Snoop Dogg works. He starts to realize Snoop at work is a complete slacker as tensions start to build between the two, but this changes when their boss (played mostly dead-pan by George Wallace) gets kidnapped.

Sometimes it's laugh out loud, other times it's so quiet in the theater after a bad joke you can actually hear crickets chirp. In other words, it's stupid, low brow fun with many cameos- Tommy Chong, Eminem, Shaquille O'Neil, Pauly Shore, Tiny Lester, writer/director Pooh as one of the kidnappers and a couple of minor characters from Friday and 3 strikes. Between B- and C+


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