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Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat (2002)

R  |   |  Documentary, Biography, Comedy  |  2 August 2002 (USA)
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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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Martin Lawrence: Here goes all these rumors writin' about me. I see on the paper, one of'em says "Martin tries to jump out of a plane using his jacket as a parachute." Now ain't that some bullshit! As I'm trying to get my life together, they're gonna write that bullshit. I know damn well you can't jump out no plane using your jacket as a parachute. Shit, I know you got to use your pants.
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8 August 2002 | by (Tucson, AZ) – See all my reviews

While films about one night of stand-up have never pleased me, I rather enjoyed this raunchy yet self lambasting piece of work by Martin Lawrence. While joking about his life, he also jokes about love and child birth. Lawrence's salty language proves to be nothing more than a colorful backdrop to his overall message about life. Sometimes you get kicked while you are down, but you can always get back up from the trials and tribulations of life. If you can look through the language, Lawrence's physical antics on stage make this film worth watching.


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