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Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 18 April 2003 (USA)
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A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of his plans to become a rapper.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Kennedy ... Brad 'B-Rad' Gluckman
Taye Diggs ... Sean James
Anthony Anderson ... PJ
Regina Hall ... Shondra
Blair Underwood ... Tom Gibbsons
Damien Dante Wayans ... Tec
Ryan O'Neal ... Bill Gluckman
Bo Derek ... Bess Gluckman
Jeffrey Tambor ... Dr. Feldman
Kal Penn ... Hadji Amerislani
Nick Swardson ... Mocha
Keili Lefkovitz ... Monster
Kellie Martin ... Jen
Greg Grunberg ... Brett
J.P. Manoux ... Gary
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Storyline

Brad Gluckman or "B-rad" acts like he is from the hood, when he is white and lives in a rich neighborhood in Malibu. He is ruining his fathers election for governor, and he and his crew come up with an idea, to send "B-rad" to the hood to turn him back into a white boy. This movie is filled with laughs and is a great comedy.

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Ever feel like you don't belong? See more »

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Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual humor, language and violence | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Warner Bros.

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 April 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Suckaz See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,618,159, 20 April 2003

Gross USA:

$34,308,901
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Both Jamie Kennedy and Anthony Anderson appeared in the Scream franchise. Kennedy famously appeared in Scream, Scream 2, and briefly in Scream 3 in a cameo, while Anderson appeared in a small role in Scream 4. Regina Hall also appeared in Scary Movie 1-4, which are spoofs of the Scream films. See more »

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B Rad is eating lunch and a can of Pepsi is poured into a glass for him. The can is put down on the table with the ingredients showing. The next shot shows the can turned around so you can read "Pepsi". See more »

Quotes

B-Rad: Shondra?
Shondra: Yeah, it's Shondra. But I guess I wasn't good enough for you, huh?
B-Rad: What?
Shondra: You had to creep up in the hood and get two more!
Sister #1: Oh, no she didn't.
Sister #2: Yes, she did.
Sister #1: Yes, she did.
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During the credits, bloopers, alternate takes, and additional gags are shown. See more »

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Spoofs Shaft (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Play That Funky Music (White Boy)
Written by Rob Parissi (as Robert W. Parissi)
Produced by Hi-C
Performed by Hi-C, Bigg Steele (as Big Steele), Drop Da Bomb, Young Dre and Kokane (as Mr. Kane)
Courtesy of Hi-Life Inc.
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Very Funny But Just Plain Stupid
23 December 2004 | by funky_cherry86See all my reviews

Malibu's Most Wanted is one of the craziest films of 2003 Jamie Kennedy delivers a hilarious performance as Brad B-rad Gluckman a white rapper who acts like a black rapper. His father (O'Neal) wants to run for governor but his son's antics are hurting his chances of winning so he hires actors to be gangsters who kidnap B-rad and try to scare him into being a white man again. Regina Hall is amusing as Shondra who in the beginning thinks he's strange but towards the end she falls for him and accepts him for who he truly is. Malibu's Most Wanted is one of those films that leaves you feeling funny and stupid all together but has some hilarious scenes and can be enjoyed by anyone who prefers this brand of comedy. I give it 7 out of 10 stars.


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