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Soul Plane (2004)

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

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Heather Hunkee
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Shaniece
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Billy Hunkee
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Barbara
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Cherry
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Blanca (as Sofia Vergara)
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Storyline

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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What goes up, must get down. 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:

Flúgos járat  »

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Box Office

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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Trivia

The first film to be distributed using Eastman Kodak's method of storing the soundtrack on a thin layer of cyan dye in the film instead of on a magnetic or optical track. See more »

Goofs

In the terminal, the Hunkees find out that they are the only white passengers on the plane. When Gaemon is asked to return to the cockpit and the gays rush towards it, multiple white priests appear. See more »

Quotes

Flame: [calmly, after a stewardess has whispered something into his ear] I'll handle this.
Flame: [screams] THE CAPTAIN'S DEAD!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits roll Snoop Dogg says he'll be back for the sequel. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Robot Chicken: The Black Cherry (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Salt Shaker
Written by Jonathan Smith, Eric Jackson, D'Angelo Holmes, DJ Smurf
Performed by Ying Yang Twins featuring Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz
Courtesy of TVT Records
Under license from TVT Records
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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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