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Deliver Us from Eva (2003)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  7 February 2003 (USA)
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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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Raymond 'Ray' Adams (as James Todd Smith aka LL Cool J)
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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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Rated R for sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »

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

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$17,334,912 (USA) (21 March 2003)
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At the film's end, as the two characters are riding off into the sunset, we see the Chicago skyscrapers (Sears Tower, etc.) looming above. The skyscrapers were superimposed over downtown Los Angeles. See more »

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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 »

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Oscar: I don't understand you. Why do you have to be so GODDAMNED UNCOMPROMISING?
Eva: It's called principle, Oscar. Maybe the world is in short supply, but I am NOT. See, people pay their tax dollars for MY PRINCIPLE so they can go into a restaurant and not eat chicken-fried RAT, or bite into a bacon, lettuce and tomaine sandwich. If I slack up on you then I have to cut EVERYONE a break. And pretty soon, the almonds on you salad have LEGS. If that makes me UNCOMPROMISING, then I wear it as a badge of ...
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You're All I Need to Get By
(1969)
Written by Nick Ashford (as Nickolas Ashford) and Valerie Simpson
Performed by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
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28 February 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Besides the fact that I'm not all too fond of Megan Goode, the movie was fine. The acting seemed a little forced on the sisters' parts like they wanted more screen time. Gabby Union is finally coming into her own from being in the background of films so long. I'm proud of her. She was a little over zealous in tyring to be hard and cold, but altogether cemented the part. LL was ok, but it's hard to swallow the acting thing with him. I keep expecting him to break into one of his romantic rapping ballads. The other gentlemen were funny. Funny how Gabby Union was in Ten Things I Hate About You, and now she's in something similar as the lead. However, this is more serious in a sense and relative to other audiences. Not too bad. Cute movie.


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