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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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When Last Friday Was Just Another Day. See more »


Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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:

Final Friday  »


Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,010,767, 24 November 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$32,983,713, 9 February 2003
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The toy store in the strip mall where Day-Day (Mike Epps) and Craig (Ice Cube) work is called Toyz in the Hood which is a reference to the movie Boyz in the Hood (1991) which Ice Cube co-starred in. 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 »


Santa Claus: You remind me of them old players that hang out in the clubs wit da young girls.
Uncle Elroy: You know, you remind me of a young nigga that's fuckin' with the wrong old nigga!
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Crazy Credits

The name of the editor (who "cut" the film) gets cut in half with a chainsaw. See more »


Spoofs How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) See more »


This Christmas (Hang All The Mistletoe)
Written by Donny Hathaway and Nadine McKinnor
Performed by Donny Hathaway
Courtesy of Atco Records / Elektra Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Ho! Ho Ho! Foo !!
6 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

In udder hilarity, the gang of two is back! And with a comedic vengeance. I saw this in California when I lived there at Christmas time, 2002, and it was one of the funniest down in the hood yule-tide, Christmas stories I have seen in years.

From one of the worst roommates, Dey Dey,(Epps Jr.) to Pinky their ex-boss, to Pops and uncle, doing restaurant bar-BBQ together(and arguing and fighting, all the way)right on down to the landlord and one of the biggest 'problems' these two have had (Damon) since, well...since 'FRIDAY' 1995 when Chris Tucker was riding with Cube, and Deebo was troubling' em'!!

The two police officers I won't soon forget, A.Hole and B. Dix when it came time to bring the PO' PO' into it, these two were all in all. Christmas time is here and unfortunately so is the ghetto thugs, out rippin' and stealin' everything in sight, including Dey Dey and Craig's stuff even out the refrigerator. They're broker den broke, and you can't 'beat' that with Michael Jackson!

I went back and saw this a few more times before it left the theater because frankly, it was worth it. Ms. K.D. Aubert, was a lovely and wondrous addition to this Miss-L-toe mantra in the ghetto. This was accompanied by a ghetto-fabulous soundtrack! Mary J Blige was my favorite of all, 'Family Affair' was R&B soul-delicious!! And in all, as Mary would say, Jesus is the reason for the season all the way!

I really love it when Ice Cube puts his writer's cap on and brings out yet another gem of a good-times movie.

I recommend this to Ice Cube and Mike Epps fans, because they take it and bake the cake and steal the show.

Good team playing' y'all! Here's to another fun-filled two hours down the hood comedy road. I'll be waiting. Until then, (****) four out of four.

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