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Beauty Shop (2005)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  30 March 2005 (USA)
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A determined hairstylist (Queen Latifah) competes with her former boss (Kevin Bacon) after opening her own business in Atlanta.

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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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$12,801,465 (USA) (1 April 2005)

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

Was originally suppose to be a third part to the popular barbershop series but formed it's own title soon after. See more »

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Towards the end, when the radio announcer calls Gina's shop to talk to her, by turning up the radio for Gina to hear her voice, there would be so much feedback that no one will be able to hear the radio announcer and vice versa See more »

Quotes

Jorge: You are going to fall flat on your ass.
Gina Norris: Well, I've got some cushion. Wanna kiss it? I didn't think so!
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Spun-off from Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004) See more »

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A Fun Comedy!
23 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is a spin-off sequel to Barberer Shop 2: Back in Business. 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.

Latifah does it again! Her charm lights up the screen. Gina's business starts off bad. Her own shop just looks bad. Luckily, her friends help her clean up the place and that's where she hires employees. She gets one of her white friends in the other shop to help her work there. Some of her black friends comes to help.

This is one of those comedies that doesn't uses f-words. The acting from Latifah, Woodard, Silverstone, and Bacon are great. Actually, I've never seen Bacon act like that in his entire film career. It's funny to see that. Bacon's character then gets jealous because Gina is doing much better than he has expected. The jokes are funny in this film.

If you just want to see a feel-good film, here it is!


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