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The Wash (2001)

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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

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
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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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14 November 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Balhé a mosodában  »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$10,097,096 (USA) (25 January 2002)
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In the apartment, an angered Dee Loc (Snoop Dogg) yells at Sean (Dr. Dre), "I paid the cost to be the boss." "Paid Tha Cost To Be Tha Boss" is also the title of one of Snoop Dogg's albums. See more »

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C-Money: Mr Washington, don't you see how hard we over here workin'?
Mr. Washington: I see how hard y'all about to try to work me.
C-Money: Yea well actually, actually me and uh-
[looks at Lil Dee and hits him]
C-Money: me and Lil Dee right here. We were thinking how its about time you start uppin' our pay.
Lil Dee: Yep
Mr. Washington: [laughs] First of all, y'all ain't thinking. Second of all, if and when y'all find uppin' in the dictionary. That's when I'm gonna up and do that. Until that day y'all need to uppin' y'alls ass over there in that line. Asshole and ...
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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 »

Connections

Version of Car Wash (1976) See more »

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My High
Performed by Yero
Written by D.Young, J.Austin, B.M.Cox & J.Rome
Published by Hotter Than You Music (ASCAP), Naked Under My Clothes / Chrysalis Music Publishing (ASCAP), WB Music Corp. o/b/o itself and Baby Boy Little Publishing Comp. / Noontime South (SESAC) & Say What Say Huh?? (BMI)
Yero appears courtesy of Noontime Music
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They Got Jokes, But Not A Movie
14 November 2001 | by (athens, ga usa) – See all my reviews

watching "the wash" is kind of an odd experience. you laugh, you like the characters, but you wonder what the plot is really supposed to be. the jokes are there, so "the wash" is definitely a funny movie. in that respect, i enjoyed it. it seems that when d.j. pooh co-wrote the classic "friday" with ice cube, he definitely knew how to create hilarious situations and funny roles. but when he's on his own ("3 strikes" was his previous solo effort), something doesn't quite come off right. my main problem with "the wash" is the VERY ABRUPT ending. everyone will be like, "okay...it's over". they don't even bother to really wrap things up. it's just BAM...credits. the ending is weak, it could have been better. they set it up like the end of "next friday", where a couple different antagonists are brought into one situation at the same time. but the audience doesn't get much of a payoff. as chris rock might put it, "the wash" will take your clothes off, but will not f*** you.


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