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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Raymond 'Ray' Adams (as James Todd Smith aka LL Cool J)
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Michael 'Mike'
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Kareenah Dandrige
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Timothy 'Tim'
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Lucius Johnson
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Cynda
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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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Opening Weekend:

$6,648,374 (USA) (7 February 2003)

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$17,334,912 (USA) (21 March 2003)
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Based on "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare. See more »

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In the fantasy scene where Eva is chopping off Tim's "parts", his flesh-toned boxers are visible See more »

Quotes

Eva: Who told you I like lilies?
Ray: Sometimes a man gets lucky.
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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 Kiss Me Kate (1953) See more »

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Wade in the Water
Arranged by Tony Wilkins
Performed by the Networx International Singers
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Nice Movie Overall
8 February 2005 | by (THAILAND, BANGKOK) – See all my reviews

Another movie base on William Shakespeare - The Taming of the Shrew but this time a black and older people version. (No racism intended)

Three Friends hired Ray to escort Eva, so that she would be out of their marriage life after she influence too much on their wife.

Though I have seen this in Ten Things I Hate About You, I still very much enjoying this movie and somewhat surpass my expectation. LL Cool J is great here and the flow of the movie is just right.

Overall this is a good adaptation.

Recommendation: If You Are Over 25 Watch This, Younger Watch 10 Things I Hate About You.

Rating: 6.5/10 (Grade: C+)


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