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Who's the Man? (1993)

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Ed Lover and Doctor Dre are two inept barbers. Deciding that maybe they ought to find another line of work, they join the police. A big mistake, as far as their duty sergeant, Sgt Cooper is... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ed Lover
Doctor Dré ... Doctor Dré
... Lionel Douglas
Cheryl 'Salt' James ... Teesha Braxton
... Nick Crawford
... Nighttrain / Chauncey
... Lamar
Rozwill Young ... Sgt. Bo Griles
... Frankie Flynn
... Shorty (as Todd-1)
Bowlegged Lou ... Forty
... G-George
... K.K.
T-Money ... Bubba
... Sgt. Cooper
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Ed Lover and Doctor Dre are two inept barbers. Deciding that maybe they ought to find another line of work, they join the police. A big mistake, as far as their duty sergeant, Sgt Cooper is concerned, who proceeds to harass them at every turn. Despite this, they discover a major crime, and proceed to solve them in their own unusual fashion. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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The first hip-hop whodunnit!


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23 April 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Batsoi gia klammata  »

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$11,299,730
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Trivia

Terrence Howard's film debut. See more »

Goofs

Demetrius makes mention of a bible scripture "Every man's sword will be against his brother". He says this is from the book of Daniel. It is actually from Ezekiel 38:21. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Cooper: You fucked me! You fucked me! You might as well kiss me 'cause you're fucking me!
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References The Arsenio Hall Show (1989) See more »

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Who's the Man?
Performed by House of Pain (Courtesy of Tommy Boy Music Inc.)
Produced by Leor Dimant (as DJ Lethal) & Erik Schrody (as Everlast) for Buzztone Entertainment
Lyrics by Erik Schrody (as Everlast) & Danny Boy O'Connor (as Danny Boy)
Music by Leor Dimant (as DJ Lethal) & Erik Schrody (as Everlast)
Published by New Line Tunes, T-Girl Music, Inc. and Lethal Dose Music/Immortal Music/BMG Songs,
Inc.
All rights to Lethal Dose Music/Immortal Music/BMG Songs, Inc. administered by BMG Songs, Inc.
Incorporates elements from "The Master Plan"
Written by Khalis Bayyan (as R. Bell) / Ray Wright (as R. Wright) / Kevin Lassiter (as K. Lassitter) / Peter Duarte (as P. Duarte) / Callie Cheek (as K. Cheek) / Michael Cheek (as M. Cheek) / Wilson Becket (as W. Beckett) / Dennis White (as D. White) / Amir Bayyan (as K. Bell)
Used under license from Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./Second Decade Music Co.
Performed by The Kay-Gee's (as The KG's)
Used under license from Unidisc Canada.
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17 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

African-American comedies have always appealed to me. Movies like HOUSE PARTY, CLASS ACT, and DON'T BE A MENACE TO...... After seeing movies like I GOT THE HOOK UP and FRIDAY, I started to lose my feel for them. But I was going through my video library and came upon WHO'S THE MAN?. The movie had some down right funny jokes, fast paced, and good music. It was also interesting to see an all-star hip-hop cast. Give this one a try.


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