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The Cookout (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 3 September 2004 (USA)
When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque ... See full summary »

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When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque at his place -- just like the ones his family used to have. But when you have new and old friends, family, agents, and product reps in the same house, things are bound to get crazy. Written by Anonymous

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This summer, get your grill on!

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Rated PG-13 for drug content, sexual references and language | See all certifications »

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Barbecue Party  »

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$6,219,794 (USA) (3 September 2004)

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$11,540,112 (USA) (8 October 2004)
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Jamal's mother is in fact Queen Latifah's mother in real life See more »

Quotes

Willie: [discussing Mrs. Crowley] What about them nipples? She got some little raisins, or some nice big gumdrops?
Judge Crowley: That's my wife we're talking about.
Willie: Oh. My bad.
Nelson: Sorry.
Judge Crowley: Okay. Gumdrops.
Willie: I knew it!
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References S.W.A.T. (1975) See more »

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Summer Madness
(as incorporated in "Summertime")
Written by Alton Taylor / Robert Spike Mickens (as Robert Mickens) / George Funky Brown (as George Brown) / Richard Westfield / Claydes Smith / Ronald Bell / Dennis D.T. Thomas (as Dennis Thomas) / Robert Kool Bell (as Robert Bell)
All Rights on Behalf of Warner/Chappell Music Inc. o/b/o/ itself, Gang Music Ltd. and Second Decade Music Co.
Administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
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Not that good
22 January 2006 | by (AZ) – See all my reviews

This movie did not deliver. I love black comedy like the Friday movies. This movie was NOTHING like Friday. In fact, it was extra lame. There were a few funny scenes but not that funny. That old man with a stick was kind of goofy. Tim Meadows was the highlight of the movie and his lines totaled approximately 5 minutes of dialogue. I love cookouts and love the music but geeze, there are no family gatherings that I know of where a Butler named JEEVES is hanging around. Those grotesque fat twins were annoying. The pot smoking scene with them and Mertaw from LETHAL WEAPON was horrendous. I was disgusted with the way they looked and acted. Ja Rule was very annoying as Bling Bling and his sidekick was just awful. The dude BIG PUSSY from The Sopranos was OK as a doo doo salesman. All in all, I would say avoid this piece of trash.


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