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Phat Beach (1996)

R | | Comedy | 2 August 1996 (USA)
A hefty homeboy borrows his dad's Mercedes and goes to the beach with his friends for wild sun & fun.

Director:

Doug Ellin

Writers:

Cleveland O'Neal III (story), Brian E. O'Neal (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins ... Benny King
Claudia Kaleem Claudia Kaleem ... Candace Williams
Candice Merideth Candice Merideth ... Tasha King
Alma Collins Alma Collins ... Janet
Eric Fleeks Eric Fleeks ... Carl
Brian Hooks ... Durrel Jackson
Lawrence LeJohn Lawrence LeJohn ... House of Hamburgers Manager (as Lawrence J. LeJohn)
Panthere Panthere ... Dana
Kate Ann Haney Kate Ann Haney ... Fat Woman
Nicole Amaral Nicole Amaral ... Inga
Tanya Reid Tanya Reid ... Ulga
Bud O'Neal Bud O'Neal ... Cop #1
Coolio ... Himself
Tamara Nicole Bennett Tamara Nicole Bennett ... Stripper on Pole
Glenise Brathwaite Glenise Brathwaite ... Angel
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A hefty homeboy borrows his dad's Mercedes and goes to the beach with his friends for wild sun & fun.

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Taglines:

Ain't nothin' but a g-string.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 August 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hip Hop Holiday See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$658,614, 4 August 1996, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,263,945, 18 August 1996
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Throughout the movie, Benny's hairstyle changes. It goes from a Jheri-curled fade to a normal fade. See more »

Quotes

Benny King: I like you cause you're a future freak!
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Written and Performed by Joseph Williams
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one of the forefathers in revolutionising the way we think about cinematic photography
14 April 2004 | by milne720See all my reviews

this film changed the way i thought about movies, it raises the bar, no film is close at the moment, except Donnie Darko!!! when the film finished i was truely moved and the hairs on the back of my neck were on end all night.(either that or the heating was off!!!!). the character development was sublime, the plot-addictive. and when it was all over i felt, i had connected with the phat guy. contrary to other peoples opinions, joshs, this film is well worth buying and will be a regular discussion point along with the greats like star wars and the godfather I & II. a truely excellent movie, one which i will share this pleasure with my children in 20 years time, it is that good!!!


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