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A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996)

An observable, fast-talking party man Darnell Wright, gets his punishment when one of his conquests takes it personally and comes back for revenge in this 'Fatal Attraction'-esque comic ... See full summary »

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Martin Lawrence (story), Martin Lawrence (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Lawrence ... Darnell Wright
Lynn Whitfield ... Brandi Web
Regina King ... Mia
Bobby Brown ... Tee
Della Reese ... Ma Wright
Malinda Williams ... Erica Wright
Daryl Mitchell ... Earl (as Daryl M. Mitchell)
Roger E. Mosley ... Smitty
Simbi Kali ... Adrienne (as Simbi Khali)
Tangie Ambrose ... Nikki
Wendy Raquel Robinson ... Gwen (as Wendy Robinson)
Stacii Jae Johnson Stacii Jae Johnson ... Peaches
Miguel A. Núñez Jr. ... Reggie (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)
Faizon Love ... Manny
Michael Bell ... Marvis
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Storyline

An observable, fast-talking party man Darnell Wright, gets his punishment when one of his conquests takes it personally and comes back for revenge in this 'Fatal Attraction'-esque comic thriller. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language, a sex scene and some violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Thin Line Between Love & Hate See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$147,500, 19 July 1996

Gross USA:

$34,746,109, 18 August 1996
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The scene where Mia models her Air Force uniform for Darnell shows her patches on both her shirt & jacket. According to the insignia her rank is Staff Sergeant. See more »

Goofs

When Brandi goes to Darnell's mother's house, the cameraman is reflected in the car's tinted rear window as she speeds off. See more »

Quotes

Darnell 'Deeny: [while visiting his mother] So, what's up, Ma? You been watching the talk shows?
Ma Wright: I don't watch that junk! I've got enough trouble in my life already!
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Connections

References Fatal Attraction (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Thin Line
Performed by Drawz
Produced by Willie Ford III
Written by Lance Simmons, Willie Ford III, Roger Troutman, Larry Troutman and Shirley Murdock
Courtesy of Will-Leigh Productions
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Absolute ********
19 January 2004 | by wuggaSee all my reviews

I don't think I have ever seen a film where the relationships, dialog and interactions between characters were so unrealistic. It boggles the mind that women would even want to spend 5 seconds around the main character, let alone sleep with him.

Likewise, the female characters are equally unrealistic. One gets the impression of a bunch of actors standing around trying to memorise lines or improvise comedy at a rehearsal.

One cannot believe their motivations for anything, or their reactions to each other, making this film utterly unwatchable.


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