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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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Blanca (as Sofia Vergara)
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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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airline | bathroom | airplane | sex | toilet | See more »

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

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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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According to Esquire Magazine, Dave Chappelle was offered a role. See more »

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In the beginning, set in 1979, the collage of aircraft above Nashawn's head includes Boeing 777 jets that didn't exist in 1979. See more »

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Gaeman: Please, man, I...
Captain Mack: What part of "You ain't flying this motherfuckin' plane" don't you understand? Sit the fuck back and enjoy the flight, Idi Amin!
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Referenced in The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004) See more »

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Gonna Fly Now
From the United Artists Motion Picture ROCKY
Composed by Bill Conti
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The soul airline
7 April 2006 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Most comments submitted to IMDb about "Soul Plane" are so negative that it would appear this film should not hold anyone's interest. While it is no masterpiece, the movie is not half as bad as most critics seem to indicate.

First of all, other mainstream spoofs have dealt with the same clichés one sees in "Soul Plane". Jesse Terrero, the director, shows a flair for the material. The director has gathered a lot of talented black entertainers in a comedy that is best watched with a lot of friends because there are some hysterical moments in it that are a riot.

It's true there are stereotypes, but it doesn't seem the creators of the film set out an agenda to hurt anyone. Some jokes play better than others, but with the right attitude, the movie proves to be fun. The use of some of the music plays well within the context of the film.

Kevin Hart, Tom Arnold, Snoop Dog, K.D. Cubert, the funny Mo'nique, and the beautiful Sofia Vergara make this a movie with a lot of laughs.

Instead of dwelling in the negative aspects of "Soul Plane", just relax, sit back and enjoy.


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