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Beauty Shop (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 30 March 2005 (USA)
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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$36,310,118 (USA) (13 May 2005)
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Trivia

Della Reese's character mentions Willachoochie, Georgia. Mark Wahlberg's character in Renaissance Man states that he's from Willachoochie, Georgia. See more »

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Ms. Josephine corrects Chanel's pronunciation of Maya Angelou's name after she herself uses that same pronunciation to refer to Maya. See more »

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Terri: Hey Gina, is that monkeyfish, catbread lady going to be here today?
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Follows Barbershop (2002) See more »

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You'll Never Find (A Better Woman)
(2004)
Written by Teedra Moses, Paul Poli, Velma Allen, Jack Hall,
Albert Hudson, Jadakiss (as Jason Phillips)
Performed by Teedra Moses
Courtesy of TVT Records
Contains a sample of "Better Woman or Bigger Fool" (1982)
Performed by Alicia Myers
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Harmless fun
3 April 2005 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

This amusing little movie appeals to a wide range with its comfortable humor, racy but utterly inoffensive conversation, and its roots in Disney-style family values (but for the real world). Queen Latifah does a relaxed and amiable job of tying the film together, and the ensemble cast is sweet and funny. I was impressed with Alicia Silverstone's turn as a geeky little white country girl--it's the first time she hasn't been playing off a well-to-do type and she carries it off. We had a nice relaxing time of it while we were watching, and half an hour later I've forgotten most of it--but that's just fine. Means I can pop it in the DVD player later on, enjoy it, and not remember a word.


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