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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

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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

During the scene in which Brandi holds Darnell captive and berates him and all men like him, she smashes cake in his face. However, the remnants of the cake on his face changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Parking Attendant: [while arguing with Tee over a parking ticket] But the time is expired!
Tee: [while leaning closely towards the parking attendant] Hey, now, baby, the time... you dealing with the time, now...
Parking Attendant: Uh, excuse me? Wait a minute, what is all this? Could you back up? Cause you are ALL in my space.
Tee: [taking out a card] I'm gonna do you a favor. I'm going to give you this. Chocolate City VIP, baby.
Parking Attendant: [snatching the card] Yeah, whatever. I have to go, all right?
[hands Tee the ticket]
Tee: Hey, write your number down on ...
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Connections

References Shaft (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Ring My Bell
Performed by Luniz
Produced by D'Flow Production Squad
Written by Frederick Knight
Courtesy of C Note/Noo Trybe Records
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The effects of being in love and dealing with heartbreak
8 August 2013 | by CynicalMentalitySee all my reviews

This is a great movie and it depicts reality quite accurately. A Thin Line Between Love & Hate deserves at least an 8 but seeing how it's an all African American cast, I guess it was rated accordingly. I do not believe a sequel would be in order for this movie. The sequel would be easily predetermined and not very mind bottling so the producers should leave it as is. I compare this movie to Obsessed starring Beyonce Knowles which was a mediocre movie. A Thin Line Between Love & Hate demonstrates how the effects of love can cause one to do crazy and outlandish things to mend a broken heart. The cast were extraordinary and very realistic despite the fact that the movie is seriously underrated and not many people know about it. I suggest viewers give this movie a chance with a clear head and without a predisposition view about any of the characters


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