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Fakin' Da Funk (1997)

R | | Comedy | 18 October 1997 (USA)
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Chinese kid Julian, who was adopted by the black family of Joe and Annabelle Lee and Asian exchange student May-Ling, who is housed with a black family, are trying to adapt to their mostly ... See full summary »

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Timothy A. Chey

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Timothy A. Chey
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ernie Hudson ... Joe Lee
Pam Grier ... Annabelle Lee
Margaret Cho ... May-Ling
Dante Basco ... Julian Lee
Duane Martin ... Brandon
John Witherspoon ... Bill
Tone Loc ... Frog
Rashaan Nall ... Perry Lee
Tatyana Ali ... Karyn
Bo Jackson ... Reverend Cecil
Tichina Arnold ... Tracy
Chris Spencer ... Charlie
Kelly Hu ... Kwee-Me
Rudy Ray Moore ... Larry
Reynaldo Rey ... Earnest
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Chinese kid Julian, who was adopted by the black family of Joe and Annabelle Lee and Asian exchange student May-Ling, who is housed with a black family, are trying to adapt to their mostly black neighbourhood of South Central. Written by Anonymous

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Finding your roots in the hood ain't easy.

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and drug use
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 1997 (USA) See more »

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Octillion Entertainment See more »
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Mono

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Color
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Considered to be the first Asian-Black movie and helped spawn Rush Hour (1998). See more »

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References Ricki Lake (1992) See more »

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9 August 1999 | by Gino-10See all my reviews

It's a nice little film with a twist on culture clash. Julian Lee, an Asian raised by African-Americans, happens to be more black than his African American girlfriend from the suburbs. May, a Chinese exchange student, learns that African Americans are not what they appear to be in the movies. Interesting fare.


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