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Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  6 February 2004 (USA)
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Why not spend another day with the crew at Calvin's shop in the South Side of Chicago?

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Storyline

The continuing adventures of the barbers at Calvin's Barbershop. Gina, a stylist at the beauty shop next door, is now trying to cut in on his buisness. Calvin is again struggling to keep his father's shop and traditions alive--this time against urban developers looking to replace mom & pop establishments with name-brand chains. The world changes, but some things never go out of style--from current events and politics to relationships and love, you can still say anything you want at the barbershop. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Back in business.

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Rated PG-13 for language, sexual material and brief drug references | See all certifications »
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6 February 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Barbearia 2 - De Volta ao Negócio  »

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Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£73,174 (UK) (16 April 2004)

Gross:

$64,955,956 (USA) (21 May 2004)
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Trivia

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[Jimmy comes in and tells Isaac to trim him up immediately and complains that he can't keep a schedule]
Calvin Palmer: Get 'im...
Isaac Rosenberg: SIT YO' ASS DOWN!
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I Can't Wait
Written by R. Wade, Sleepy Brown (as P. Brown), R. Murray, B. Bennett, André Benjamin (as A. Benjamin),
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"Back in Business!"
7 February 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Barbershop 2: Back in Business" is a better-made, if not necessarily better film than the original. I loved the first "Barbershop" movie that came out in 2002. The sequel is a lot more in depth with its characters and we learn a little more about each one and how they have improved since the first film. If "Back in Business" has any flaws, it's that there is not enough action inside the barbershop, where most of the action took place in the first film. There is a little more drama with "Back in Business" that never slows the film down; a little drama never hurt anyone, did it? Either way, I did thoroughly enjoy myself watching "Barbershop 2: Back in Business" and I rated it a 9/10.


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