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Friday After Next (2002)

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Craig and Day Day have finally moved out of their parents houses and into their own crib. The cousins work nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas... See full summary »



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Craig and Day Day have finally moved out of their parents houses and into their own crib. The cousins work nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas Eve they team up to track him down. Written by PhatBleek

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language, sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

22 November 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Friday 3  »

Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,010,767 (USA) (22 November 2002)


$32,983,713 (USA) (7 February 2003)

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This is the only Friday movie that did not have a Scarface (1983) reference. See more »


When Pinky's limo hits "Santa", he is thrown high in the air. As he lands, he's about to fall onto the rear of the cab. In the next cut, Santa begins rolling from the front of the limo until he falls of from the rear of the car. See more »


Money Mike: [Craig hands him back his razor] Never know when I might need this. Might come in handy. Might wanna shave. Might wanna shave somebody else. Never know.
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Ice Cube is my hero!
2 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

The third movie in Ice Cube's "Friday" series, this was the funniest of the three so far. The film takes place on Christmas Eve (on a Friday of course). Craig Jones and his cousin Day-Day have been robbed by someone going around dressed like Santa Claus and have all their gifts and rent money stolen (and their recreational drugs confiscated by the cops). It puts a damper on the day, where they have new jobs as mall security officers. So we see them through their day, wondering if they'll get their revenge on the burglar and seeing the hilariously overdone sterotypes in the film.

Most of the characters from the first two film and their idiosyncrancies are back, like Craig's father and his bladder problems. There's also Maz Jobrani's Moly, playing a stereotypical Asian character whose broken English was a gas! Probably even more hilarious is the sheer sight of Katt Williams' Money Mike who plays someone that is a cross between Snoop Dogg and Spike Lee. Also, I just loved the wardrobe; I'd love to get a pimptastic suit. Ice Cube is good here, as he plays the only normal character in a world full of crazy people; I could feel for him. The acting was overdone, but it was done like this on purpose and so I could accept it, besides, the dialogue was funny. Ice Cube has a superb sense of humour. It's only about 82 minutes, so it doesn't overstay its welcome, either.

And once again, Craig proves you don't have to be overly handsome to get the ladies. Very good comedy!

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