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(1997)

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6/10
Starts off funeeee . . .
queesq1 March 2004
This movie starts off hilariously . . . then tapers off into less laughs. This is unlike one of the director's other films, Fear of a Black Hat, where the humor was constant throughout the movie. Some good one liners and physical comedy but you *have* to see the police line-up scene with John Witherspoon. Truly funny!

This movie starts off hilariously . . . then tapers off into less laughs. This is unlike one of the director's other films, Fear of a Black Hat, where the humor was constant throughout the movie. Some good one liners and physical comedy but you *have* to see the police line-up scene with John Witherspoon. Truly funny!
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6/10
Alot better than expected....!
Stealth-514 September 1999
I just picked up this movie for no apparent reason...seeming 90% of movies i rent is horror...i went for a little "Change" and decided to hire Sprung! I didnt expect much from this film,but i got more than i bargained for....although not all jokes went out to the open,alot did and cracked me up...This film is good because it takes alot of time to "explore" all the characters,so you get to know them more...if you do not explore the character,you dont care about him/her,the sex scene was so hilarious!! Catch this one for some laughs!!!Dont expect too many laughs,but expect a story of sex and friendship! 6.7 out of 10
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Funny romantic black comedy
DunnDeeDaGreat8 June 2002
Sprung was one of the funniest black romantic comdies releaded in 1997. While it's not good as the vastly superior Love Jones it does have a lot of charm. I remeber seeing this film after my first high school sweetheart broke up with me. The prison line up scene is very funny. Joe Torry and Paula Jai Parker steal almost every scene there in with their funny one-liners. Director Rusty Cundiff is very taltented and it's a shame he's hasn't made any films since this one.
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10/10
I like this film's Music
ottogrimsley1 October 2018
I like the music that played in this film. My favourite song was "You Want This Party Started" by Somethin' For The People because it sounds really well. It played when Clyde & his friend Montel were getting ready to go to the party. I've been looking for the song's title but I wasn't successful finding out what & whom performed it until Saturday September 29, 2018. It is a really good song but UNFORTUNATELY, it is NOT included in the Original Soundtrack for this film.
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10/10
THis is a cool movie. I love Sprung!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ottogrimsley1 October 2018
Warning: Spoilers
I really love this film. I remember watching this good film on one Friday Night during the summer of 2016 as it was being aired by Bounce. My favourite song that was played in the movie is "You want This Party Started Right" by Somethin' For The People. I like this film because it is very funny & I think that Adina & Brandy were the best looking females in this film as well as the woman that Montel was about to cheat on Brandy with. Plus I even like how some former "Tales From The Hood" actors starred in it whom were Rusty Cundieff (obviously), Paula Jai Parker, Joe Torry & Clarence Williams,III. I even like how former "Martin" actress Tisha Campbell-Martin stars in this film as well. I even liked how the actors who played as the titular characters in the CBS series "The Jeffersons" also starred in it. I even give props to ALL people who funded for this project whom are the stars, the director (Whom also is one of the stars), Lionsgate Entertainment (as Trimark Pictures), The producers, Stanley Clarke, & ALL who were associated with this film. Plus this film is so much better than that stupid film "Kubo & The Two Strings" (which was released 19 years later).
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7/10
It's the sex scene
Brandi-721 June 1999
Overall this is not a great movie but it does contain the funniest sex scene of all time. It is worth it just to see that.
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5/10
6 degrees of separation
Lisaluv11 February 2006
Rusty C and Tisha Campbell were paired up 3 times that I personally know of. They first were in School Daze, you may not recognize them though, since he didn't have much hair then and was much younger. While Tisha 'of course' was wearing extensions/wig (to this day I'm not completely sure). Then he was a writer for the movie 'House Party 2' starring Kid n Play. While Tisha played Kids love interest (in all 3 versions that is). And now they starred in this movie together - this time playing opposite one another. The question I ponder is did they interact prior to this. In 'Daze' they didn't have much contact on the movie screen but could have spoken off camera. While with HP2 they most likely didn't speak unless she confronted him on her lines in the script. Who knows there maybe other movie/TV spots/etc that puts these two together.
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This was the best movie for young adults concerning relationships.
vharris14 November 1999
When I first saw Sprung in 1998, I was overwhelmed at how real I related to the female characters about men and relationships. I have watched this movie about 20 times. I feel as if I could really base this movie on my life, because it seems so real. I wholeheartedly relate to this movie. Rusty Cundieff is a real down to earth character. I really respect and admire him alot.
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5/10
A Very Average Black Comedy
Lavar14 June 1999
Sprung can be summed up in one word, Average. There is nothing that makes this movie very bad but there is also nothing that makes it very good either. Tisha Campbell gives an above average performance as one of the few level headed character in the film but the other three leads didn't quite measure up to her. As for the plot, it's funny most of the time it tries to be. But the movie begins to drag considerably in the second half when the writers shift focus from all comedy to mostly the love story. While Sprung did have some nice innovations, they couldn't make up for the inconsistent plot and some sub-par acting.
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