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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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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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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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28 May 2004 (USA)  »

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

When Nashawn speaks to Giselle while the business class is a strip club, the amount of cake icing on his face changes in between shots. See more »

Quotes

Blind Man: I'm a player, but I don't play that way!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Tilt Ya Fitted
Written by David Cooper
Performed by Begetz
Courtesy of Flip Da Script Productions
Under license from Donald K. Wilson, Jr.
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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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