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Woo (1998)

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Gorgeous and extravert Woo meets insecure and straight-laced law clerk Tim at a blind date.

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Daisy von Scherler Mayer (as Daisy V. S. Mayer)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jada Pinkett Smith ... Woo
Tommy Davidson ... Tim
Duane Martin ... Frankie
Michael Ralph ... Romaine
Darrel Heath ... Hop
Dave Chappelle ... Lenny
Paula Jai Parker ... Claudette
LL Cool J ... Darryl
Aida Turturro ... Tookie
Lance Slaughter Lance Slaughter ... Lamar
Dartanyan Edmonds ... Shakim
Foxy Brown ... Fiancée
Sam Moses Sam Moses ... Cabbie
Tiffany Hall Tiffany Hall ... Denise
Lina Bradford Lina Bradford ... Celestrial (as Girlina)
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Storyline

Darlene "Woo" Bates, played by Jada Pinkett Smith, has been dumped a little bit too many times, now this femme-fatale doesn't let just any man swing with her, and when she's set up on a blind-date with Tommy Davidson's character, it could be love.. if they don't kill each other first. "Woo" features cameos by Foxy Brown, LL Cool J, and Duane Martin. Written by Luis Montalvan <FirmFiasco@aol.com>

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Taglines:

It's Woo's world.. we're just living in it.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Appuntamento a Brooklyn See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,517,263, 10 May 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$8,026,971, 16 August 1998
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Color
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Trivia

Reunites Jada Pinkett Smith and Duane Martin who costarred in Scream 2 (1997) a year prior. See more »

Goofs

The bubbles in Woo's glass of wine. See more »

Quotes

Frankie: [in a transvestite nightclub] Um, excuse me. Um, I don't mean to be rude, but is that a paper bag that you're wearing?
Celestrial: [wearing what looks like a low cut, fashion-designer mini-dress, made out of brown paper] Ah, well, as a matter of fact, it is. I'm a designer / slash / astrologist. Trust, I believe in all that cosmic carrying on, and woo-la-la. Cluck!
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Soundtracks

I Will
Written by Rhett Lawrence & Jonathan Butler
Performed by Simone Hines
Courtesy of Epic Records
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Can you say "WOOops!" and feel guilty about seeing this movie?
28 November 1999 | by emmSee all my reviews

So a psychic predicts that "Woo" is going to have a good-hearted man for the hot night, right? Well, Jason predicts that you're not going to get a single laugh nor thrill from this wasted, inept, trashy, short urban comedy where there are plenty more apartment buildings and nightclubs to shoot a picture. Ms. Smith is one good actress they've wasted there, but rest assured that all of the acting (as well as the diversion) is to blame. Forget a "one-star" review, or even a halfsie; this one is absolutely, positively REJECTED.


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