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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 ... 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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Color
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Trivia

Rapper 2Pac (Tupac Shakur) was supposed to be in this movie, but was shot five days before principal photography began. See more »

Goofs

On her date with Tim, salsa dancing, Woo's shoes change for one shot. 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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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Bouncin'
Written by Mr. Cheeks (as T. Kelley), G. Duncan & G. Valdez
Performed by Lost Boyz
Courtesy of Universal Records
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Woo it was funnnieeee!
9 December 2004 | by kittengirl_43See all my reviews

This movie was absolutely hilarious. Jada Pinkett Smith did a wonderful job and so did Tommy Davidson. It was funny the whole way through from beginning to end. Especially the part when woo and timothy were in the Italian restaurant! Woo is a beautiful woman who just wants to be free, and Timothy is a nerdy guy, with jerks as friends. Throughout the whole movie you'll see how they slowly come together and form a "special" kind of friendship. Ow, and there's a transvestite in the movie that's suppose to be one of Woo's really good friends. She's very, very funny. And so is Woo's cousn who goes out Lenny, whose Dave Chappelle. I recommend this movie to everyone who likes a good laugh.


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