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Deliver Us from Eva (2003)

Eva Dandridge is a very uptight young woman who constantly meddles in the affairs of her sisters and their husbands. Her in-laws, who are tired of Eva interfering in their lives, decide to ... See full summary »

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Eva Dandridge is a very uptight young woman who constantly meddles in the affairs of her sisters and their husbands. Her in-laws, who are tired of Eva interfering in their lives, decide to set her up with someone so she can leave them alone. They end up paying Ray, the local "playboy," $5,000 to date her. The plan goes by smoothly, but troubles comes when Ray actually falls in love with Eva. Written by Nadiya K. Edwards <nadiyae@clemson.edu>

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Lead us into temptation, but...deliver us from Eva!!

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »

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7 February 2003 (USA)  »

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A Sógorok réme  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,648,374, 9 February 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,334,912, 23 March 2003
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Goofs

The final scene, where Ray and Eva ride off on horseback is supposed to take place in Chicago, yet two Los Angeles County MTA buses are seen passing by. See more »

Quotes

Ray: I think I might love her.
Darrell: Love! You forgot the rule. Players don't feel. That's like a pimp with a health plan.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, there's a scene where the male hairdresser Telly talks on the phone with his girlfriend. He's only pretending to be gay. See more »

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Version of The Taming of the Shrew (1967) See more »

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More Than Friends
Written by Beau Dozier and Jason Edmonds
Performed by 3 Little Women (as 3LW)
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Enjoyable romantic comedy
4 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

At first I was cautious about seeing a "black" romantic comedy, that's speaking as a black man.

However as the movie progressed I found the movie funny, witty which delivered good entertainment.

The story/plot is nothing new and generally the script would equally work with "white" or any other "race/ethnic minority".

For once "LL Cool J" acting wasn't (seemingly) wooden and was aptly suited to the part of being a "mack" who was "out-macked" by a foxy and intelligent lady.

The ending of the movie in my opinion was disappointing as it was "surgary" but nevertheless I would wholeheartedly recommend the movie to anyone who has an open mind.


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