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Honey (2003)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music, Romance | 5 December 2003 (USA)
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Honey is a sexy, tough music video choreographer who shakes up her life after her mentor gives her an ultimatum: sleep with him or be blacklisted within their industry.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Benny (as Lil' Romeo)
Raymond (as Zachary Isaiah Williams)
Bar Customer
Bar Customer
Jull Weber ...
Katrina (as Laurie Ann Gibson)
O'Neal McKnight ...
Katrina's Friend (as O'Neal McNight)
Kevin Duhaney ...
William Omar Tobar ...
Beat Boxer
Street Dancer


Honey Daniels is a 22-year-old, sexy, tough-minded, part-black, part-Latina hip-hop dancer in New York's East Harlem who dreams of making it big as a music video choreographer. She teaches hip-hop dancing at a local youth center and encourages the local kids to attend to keep them off the streets and out of trouble. When luck shines on Honey in the form of a famous music video director, named Michael, who casts her in one music video, she's encouraged to make the transition from dancer to choreographer. But Honey's sudden success comes with a price when Michael refuses to take "no" for an answer to his sexual advances and then tries to sabotage her career by blackballing her out of the business. Written by matt-282

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Her dream. Her terms.


Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for drug content and some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 December 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cukercek  »


Box Office


$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,856,040, 7 December 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$30,222,640, 16 February 2004
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Directorial debut of music video director Billie Woodruff. See more »


During her welcome speech at the Benefit dance, Honey's gold necklace constantly changes from over her blouse to under to back on top of it again. See more »


Honey: It was everything I always wanted. But when I had got it, it felt like nothing, less than nothing.
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References Van Helsing (2004) See more »


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Written by Rodney Jerkins, LaShawn Daniels, Fred Jerkins, Kenneth Pratt, Dominic Durham
Produced by Rodney Jerkins for Darkchild.com
Co-Produced by Fred Jerkins, III, Dominic Durham for Darkchild.com
Performed by Yolanda Adams
Courtesy of Elektra Records
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Watchable for fans of the genre
15 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

Pros: - Jessica Alba is likeable

  • The Dancing is good and frequent

  • Missy Elliott, Tweet and other hip hop stars can be seen in cameo roles.

  • It never gets too slow or too boring

Cons: - The characters don't feel realistic in certain situations

  • ...that goes for the plot too. For example, peolpe seem to know a dance routine by looking at it once.

  • The plot is unoriginal, you know where "Honey" is heading.

Summary: "Honey" is a likeable film, but you have to enjoy listening to hip hop and watch people dance.

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