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A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Shame
... Rothmiller
... Peaches (as Jada Pinkett)
... Angela (as Salli Richardson)
... Mendoza
Corwin Hawkins ... Wayman
... Luis (as Gary Cervantes)
... Captain Nunez
... Diane
Andrew Shaifer ... Bernard
... Benny (as Christopher Spencer)
... Mendoza's Girl (as Devin Devasquez)
... Mob Boss
... Chun Yung Fat (as Craig Ryan Ng)
... Chad
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Storyline

A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money.During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for Shame's expulsion from the force. He must also deal with two women, Angela, a beautiful old flame, and Peaches, his energetic but annoying sidekick. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

He's armed and dangerously funny.

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, strong language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 November 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mister Cool  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$29,392,418
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Both Kim Wayans and Jada Pinket Smith who both appears in the movie starred earlier in their careers in A Different World tv show. See more »

Goofs

When Shame calls the boutique owner pretending to be the radio DJ, he claims to be from radio station "82.3". An FM radio dial starts at 87.5, so 82.3 is way too low for a radio frequency. See more »

Quotes

Peaches Jordan: Shame might be soft on you, but I can see through all that Maybelline. And I know you ain't nothin' but a gold-diggin' skank, tryin' to get a man for everything he's got, but I'ma tell you like this: You hurt Shame again, and you betta watch yo' back!
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References Death Wish 3 (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

STROKE YOU UP
Written by R. Kelly
Performed by Changing Faces
Courtesy of Big Beat/Atlantic Recording Corp.
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Put the kids to bed before you watch it...
28 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

Considering that Keenan Ivory Wayans is a comedian, I was impressed with the way that he handled this action-comedy which he starred in and directed. A not so far cry away from his comedic success with his "blaxploitation" spoof "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka", Keenan manages to fare well with good action sequences and stick a lot of funny s*** along the way. Jada Pinkett lives up to comedic expectations as the sexy but tough assistant to Shame as Peaches. It's a good action-comedy to rent, but put the kids to bed before you watch it. The movie has plenty of violence, adult content and plenty of raw language.


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