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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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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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Comedy | Drama

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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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The football jersey that Ice Cube is wearing during the last part of the movie is a Gale Sayers #40 Chicago Bears throwback jersey made by Mitchell & Ness. See more »

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When the first ever sign went up announcing the rival "Nappy Cutz" franchise, Calvin and the others run across the street to look at the sign. A long shot of them reveals a brand new coffee shop behind them. Later in the film, we see the coffee shop in the process of just being built. See more »

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Customer Muhammed: Terri... what you need is a real man. A Muslim man.
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Wanna B Where U R (Thisizzaluvsong)
Written by Darren Henson (as D. Henson), Keith Pelzer (as K. Pelzer), 'Marsha Ambrosius (I)' (as M. Ambrosius),
Natalie Stewart (as N. Stewart)
Performed by Floetry featuring Mos Def
Courtesy of DreamWorks Records
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Written by Roger Ball (as R. Ball), Malcolm Duncan (as M. Duncan),
Steve Ferrone (as S. Ferrone), Alan Gorrie (as A. Gorrie), Onnie McIntyre (as O. McIntyre),
, Hamish Stuart (as J. Stuart)
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Produced under license from Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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Back Again for some more laughs on the South Side of Chicago!
8 August 2004 | by (Kansas City, MO) – See all my reviews

Barbershop 2: Back in Business

Starring: Ice Cube, Eve, Troy Garity, Michael Ealy, Sean Patrick Thomas and Queen Latifah

Genre: Comedy

Rated: PG-13

We continue the adventures with the barbers and Calvin Palmer (Ice Cube) on the South Side of Chicago. In this sequel to the 2002 hit Barbershop, Calvin's shop is threatened again but this time by a greedy developer who is opening a mega-franchise barbershop right across the street from Calvin's shop. The whole gang from the first movie is back including Eddie (Cedric the Entertainer), Terri (Eve), Jimmy (Sean Patrick Thomas), Ricky (Michael Ealy) and Isacc (Troy Garity). Also in this movie we have a new character named Gina (Queen Latifah) who is a stylist at a beauty shop next door. As Calvin does what he can to counter this threat, life goes on in the barbershop, with more of the same tart dialog and life complications in various hilarious ways as in the original. I missed Anthony Anderson and Lahmard Tate in this sequel because I thought they were hilarious in the first one but this sequel was still funny and besides at this time when this movie was filming, Anthony Anderson was busy doing Agent Cody Banks 2, Scary Movie 3, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle and his TV-series, All About the Andersons. Just another day on the South Side of Chicago.


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