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Beauty Shop (2005)

 -  Comedy  -  30 March 2005 (USA)
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Gina is a hairstylist who opens up a beauty shop full of employees and customers more interested in speaking their minds than getting a cut.

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You thought you'd heard it all in the barbershop, but you haven't heard anything yet - the women get their own chance to shampoo, shine, and speak their minds in Beauty Shop. Written by MGM Studios

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Rated PG-13 on appeal for sexual material, language and brief drug references | See all certifications »

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30 March 2005 (USA)  »

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Salón de belleza  »

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$48,030 (South Africa) (10 June 2005)

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$48,030 (South Africa) (10 June 2005)
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Trenyce:  Brief appearance during the club scene See more »

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When Vanessa is talking to L'il JJ outside of the shop, Vanessa takes off her headphones and puts them around her neck. And while she's talking they move from her neck to her lap without her touching them. See more »

Quotes

Chanel: [after James asks Lyn to dance] Oh, who the hell cares? He's gay as Peter Pan on a pair of ice skates!
Ms. Josephine: [James and Lyn kiss] He's gay all right - he's happy as hell!
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I'll Take Your Man
(1986)
Written by George Clinton (as George Clinton, Jr.), Bootsy Collins (as William Earl Collins),
Bernie Worrell (as Bernard Worrell), Herbie Azor (as Herby E. Azor)
Performed by Salt-N-Pepa
Courtesy of Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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8 September 2005 | by (Laguna Hills, CA) – See all my reviews

I am not black. I am not a woman. I have never had a weave or extensions, and I try to stay out of the ghetto as much as possible.

Yet I got a kick out of Beauty Shop for some reason???

The script itself is not all that strong, but the performances by QL and the rest of the ensemble cast are watchable and engaging.

Props to Kevin Bacon. His outrageous and flamboyant Jorge' is a nice departure from his other roles and he comes across as quite convincing in the part.

The movie only gets 3 stars from me because the storyline is quite conventional and played out. However, for the most part the jokes are funny and the actors deliver them nicely.... so tack on an extra star for that.

While it won't win any awards, "Beauty Shop" is pure mindless fun.


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