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Friday (1995)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 26 April 1995 (USA)
Two homies, Smokey and Craig, smoke a dope dealer's weed and try to figure a way to get the $200 they owe to the dealer by 10 p.m. that same night.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Craig Jones
... Smokey
... Debbie
... Deebo (as Tiny 'Zeus' Lister Jr.)
... Mr. Jones
... Mrs. Jones
... Dana Jones
... Joi
... Big Worm
... Red
... Felisha
... Joann
Ronn Riser ... Stanley
... Mrs. Parker
... Mr. Parker
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Storyline

It is Friday and Craig Jones (Ice Cube) is unemployed, having, yesterday, been fired. He is lounging around his house with his friend Smokey (Chris Tucker), a rather incompetent weed dealer. Smokey's problem is that he tends to smoke, rather than sell, his product. 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 grantss

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a lot can go down between thursday and saturday...

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong language and drug use, and for a brutal fight | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Petak  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$27,467,564

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$28,215,918
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Trivia

It's revealed in deleted scenes that Craig's dad is eating grapes at the beginning of the movie, and that Smokey is eating a sugar sandwich while they're high and watching music videos. See more »

Goofs

The chair that Smokey moves from the yard onto the porch when he and Craig first come outside can clearly be seen sitting on the porch in the opening credits, when no one is up yet. See more »

Quotes

Smokey: [about Red] He gonna cry in the car.
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Referenced in Tosh.0: Fart Bus Kid (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Freddie's Dead
Performed by Curtis Mayfield
Written by Curtis Mayfield
Courtesy of Curtom Classics, Inc.
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My favorite comedy of the 90's!!!!!
2 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

Believe me, If you could relate to SMOKEY and CRAIG, then you would see why this flick is so funny! While Dumb & Dumber and Austin Powers:The Spy Who Shagged Me, had me rollin' at times, it didn't do enough to throw me at that front porch where our two main characters sit and do nothing but get high and jive!

Yeah I can understand those critics who say "what's the point"? But in this flick, You don't need a point! Just plain and simple laughs! This is already a camp classic in case y'all don"t know! Please give it a look.


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