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DysFunktional Family (2003)

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Documentary on comedian Eddie Griffin who heads back home to a family reunion, which includes two uncles - one a porn director and the other an ex-pimp.

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Concert performance of Eddie Griffin that includes behind-the-scenes documentary footage detailing the stand-up comedian's personal life and family as he travels to a family reunion to reunite with the cast of characters who are the root of his comedy: his mother, an uncle who was an ex-pimp, and his Uncle Curtis, who pontificates on his career as a porno director. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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The movie they don't want you to see is coming to a theater near you.


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Rated R for strong sexual content, language and drug-related humor | See all certifications »

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4 April 2003 (USA)  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,079,797 (USA) (4 April 2003)

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$2,223,990 (USA) (25 April 2003)
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I'm Back
Written by S. Knight, J. Gittum and R. Brown
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Produced and Mixed by Tha Row Hitters
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BEST EVER stand-up performance! Prepare yourself!
20 March 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoy watching stand-up comedians, and have seen many, many, many talented comedians. Since "laughter is the best medicine", this specific show by Eddie Griffin is as good as adding 20+ years to your life. I have never laughed so hard, and was in actual pain (stitches in my sides), tears streaming, throat sore, carpet abused from my rolling repeatedly on it. Hahaha! OK, now...just a warning, for those who do NOT like vulgar language: I don't think there are even 10 sentences that didn't have the F-word, etc. However, as I don't normally care for vulgar language, in this case, it was his genuine, sincere and appropriate use of it that lifted the show from very funny to totally hysterical! Eddie Griffen, in Dysfunktional Family, hits the nail on the head about the pains so many of us experienced growing up in the 70's and 80's, and beyond, and makes you suddenly feel so FREE and LIGHT, as you laugh away, easily relating, to his exceptionally talented tales of his own personal, humble upbringing. Hope you try it, and enjoy it as much as I did.


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