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Soul Plane (2004)

 -  Comedy  -  28 May 2004 (USA)
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Things get raucously funny aboard the maiden flight of a black-owned airline, thanks to some last-minute passenger additions.

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Why just fly when you can soar with soul? After a humiliating experience on an airplane, Nashawn Wade sues the airline and is awarded a huge settlement. Determined to make good with the money, Nashawn creates the full service airline of his dreams, complete with sexy stewardesses, funky music, a hot onboard dance club, and a bathroom attendant. Departing from all-new Terminal X in Los Angeles, Soul Plane gives "fly" a whole new meaning taking its passengers on a maiden voyage full of comedy. Written by Anonymous

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Announcing the arrival of the first airline with soul See more »

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

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Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,008,711 (USA) (28 May 2004)

Gross:

$13,922,211 (USA) (25 June 2004)
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Kevin Hart is shorter than K.D. Aubert. In many scenes Hart had to stand on a box so their height difference wasn't so obvious. See more »

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The dance floor shows a "skylight" and in the music video scene, you can clearly see the tail end of the plane in another large window. When the plane takes off, these windows are not there. See more »

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Captain Mack: Ladies and Gentlemen, we have reached our cruising altitude of 33 thousand feet... 33 THOUSAND FEET? Oh shit, man! We fuckin' higher than Redman at the Source Awards!
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After the credits roll Snoop Dogg says he'll be back for the sequel. See more »

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References 106 & Park Top 10 Live (2000) See more »

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Written and Performed by Elton Ahi
Courtesy of Of Oz Music
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Crash and burn
30 May 2004 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

I wholeheartedly agree with Greg in Ontario. I saw this movie today with a friend who actually went to the theatre manager afterwards and told him "That was possibly the worst movie I have ever seen." I have seen a LOT of movies with this person, and he's pretty forgiving, so I was actually shocked. (The manager gave him a free pass!)

I was offended by much of the humor in the film (yes, the baked potato scene was on the top of the list!). My friend and I are white and saw the film with a primarily black audience. For awhile I thought, maybe I just don't get this movie because I'm white. Then I realized NO ONE was laughing. The writing was bad; the direction was bad; the timing was almost non-existent.

There were a few funny moments, there was just WAY too much time between them. Even Airplane Two was funnier than this, and that's saying a lot.

I was so dazzled by Snoop Dogg in Starsky and Hutch (as Huggy Bear) that I felt I was sure to enjoy this movie. Nope.

DL Hughley was funny, as usual, but his role was rather small. Tom Arnold had a few funny moments as "the white guy", but most other attempts at humor fell far short of the mark.

Sadly, I was not able to award this film a rating with negative stars.


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