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Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat (2002)

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After undergoing a number of personal crises, a stand-up comic returns to the stage for a one-man show featuring stinging social commentary and very personal reflections about his life.

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The controversial bad-boy of comedy delivers a piercing look at his life, lifting the metaphorical smokescreen that he feels has clouded the public view, commenting on everything from the dangers of smoking to the trials of relationships, and unleashing a nonstop litany of raucous anecdotes, stinging social commentary and very personal reflections about life. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong crude sexual dialogue and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,374,049 (USA) (2 August 2002)

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$19,184,015 (USA) (25 October 2002)
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This movie uses the word "fuck" 347 times in its 113 minute run-time, leading to the second most constant use of that word (3.07 times a minute). See more »

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[an audience member tries to dis Martin]
Martin Lawrence: Don't forget who the original "Def Jam" host was, motha fucka!
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Referenced in My Tango with Porn (2003) See more »

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Not even worthy of a smile
8 August 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This recent stand-up movie of his was expectedly as piss-poor as his previous, i.e. "You So Crazy".

Martin Lawrence is easily one of the most annoying personalities to be recorded on film. Not only is he a lowsy actor to begin with, he's incredibly irritating to watch. His stand-up act is simply unbearable because it's nothing but Martin Lawrence and his embarassing way of talking. He overdoes everything. Every gesture, every word, is overly-black! He thinks he can be funny by acting black and talking black, almost as if he equates "blakness" with humor. (Chris Rock gets away with this because his content is actually funny to begin with.)

For God's sake, THE GUY IS NOT FUNNY!!!! I didn't even crack a smile once during the nearly two-hours of his agonizingly stupid, unwitty stand-up routine.


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