Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
It is Friday and Craig Jones (Ice Cube) is unemployed, having, yesterday, been fired. . This has lead to trouble with Smokey's supplier, Big Worm, who now wants his money, or his product back, or Smokey is a dead man. Then there's Deebo, the local bully, plus Craig's jealous, psychotic girlfriend, Joi, and Debbie, the neighbour Craig has a crush on. A lot can happen while lounging around your house on a Friday.Written by
Mr. Jones, a dogcatcher by trade, watches Man's Best Friend (1993), a movie about a genetically engineered dog that becomes homicidal. See more »
When Craig's mom puts her food in the microwave and turns it on, the clock and timer never light up. See more »
Now when I went to bed last night. Didn't I tell you take out the trash?
So, why didn't you do it?
I fell asleep.
I wish you was sleeping right now, I knock you upside your head with a left hook make your ass wake up and take out that damn trash.
[Craig goes to the trash can to dump out his cereal]
Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey! What are you doing?
I'm throwing this away. We ain't even got no milk.
You better put some water on that damn shit!
Alright, I'll eat it.
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TV versions also include a deleted scene with Lil' Chris and his friend sitting on the sidewalk, when Ezal runs past with a speaker under his arm. They then talk about how Ezal tried to steal from their houses. See more »
I am only writing this because 7.3 rating is to low for this movie and just to say that you do not have to be black or live in the "hood" to like it. Not only is it very funny movie but it has a good message with a very good cast and still holds up 23 years after it came out.
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