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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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Taglines:

While some women are waiting to exhale, this one is ready to get even. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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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

While On Set Of This Movie Martin Lawrence Was Hospitalized After He Lashed Out. See more »

Goofs

When Darnell meets Mia and her cousin Peaches as they are on their way to go bowling, one car in the driveway behind Mia and Darnell changes from a Mercedes to a Volvo during the last part of the threesome's conversation. See more »

Quotes

Brandi Web: I'm not going to shoot you. Not for myself, no. I'm going to shoot you for all women.
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Performed by A-Love
Produced by Kevin Anderson and Brian Reeves
Written by Kevin Anderson, Brian Reeves and Adrian L. Miller
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A black Fatal Attraction
26 July 2001 | by bob the mooSee all my reviews

If you looking for a black-plotation version of Fatal Attraction then this is the one for you. I thought Lynn Whitfield was great as Brandi and played all her emotions really well, and the filming was nice and glossy like a pop video...and that's it for the good things.

Lawrence was poor - he really needs a comedy like Bad Boys which won't stretch his acting muscles. His narration is also simplistic and insulting - not letting the audience draw it's own conclusion and treating us like idiots. His acting is only on one level - the playa, and it doesn't seem to change at any point. Even when he hurts all his women we only really see it in terms of how it affects him and not them..

The story is straight-forward and offers nothing new...even the soundtrack is rubbish (full of B-side RnB).

We don't need a black Fatal Attraction - especially one that's boring and predictable from start to finish.


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