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Woo (1998)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 8 May 1998 (USA)
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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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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 »

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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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Trivia

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

Goofs

Position of Minute Maid on the counter at the police station. See more »

Quotes

Hop: Whoo. I'm runnin' things, I'm running things. Yo! This is the spot! I'm here every week, every week. I got it goin' on up in here, y'all. I had a ball.
Frankie: Naw, man, I think you had 2 balls. He had so many balls, he could have played pool up in his place.
Hop: What? Oh, y'all's playin' pool again? You can't beat him, boy, leave him alone. Hey, did y'all check out Phyllis?
Romaine: That's *Phillip*.
Frankie: Didn't you see "The Crying Game"? Didn't you look at the neck?
Hop: Yeah, I checked out the neck. I'm the one that put ...
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Connections

References The Crying Game (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Juliana
Written by Cuco Valoy
Performed by DLG (Dark Latin Groove)
Courtesy of Sony Tropical
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Dire Ethnic Sex Comedy With little Redeeming Features
18 June 2005 | by Theo RobertsonSee all my reviews

The premise of WOO centers around a mismatched couple who meet via a blind date . The eponymous Woo turns up at the flat of Tim who is a bit of nerd and a complete contrast to Woo . Right away you realise that this isn't a groundbreaking sex comedy and perhaps needed something to set it apart from other movies in the sub genre and there's nothing here that does

But what really ruins the film is the ethnic stereotypes and I don't think I've seen so many unlikely characters since watching black exploitation movies like SHAFT and Hit-man . The audience are really smacked over the head as to just how funky these black people are which will probably cause offence to black people and white liberals and will certainly irritate everyone else , so from having a movie that from the outset would merely have been very run of the mill we have a movie that is embarrassing . If you're going to populate a film with black people at least give them non stereotypical quirks


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