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Next Friday (2000)

R | | Comedy | 12 January 2000 (USA)
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Uncle Elroy and Day Day owe money on taxes so Craig finds a way to steal from the next door neighbors to pay off the taxes so Uncle Elroy's house doesn't get put up for auction.

Director:

Steve Carr

Writers:

Ice Cube (characters), DJ Pooh (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ice Cube ... Craig Jones
Mike Epps ... Day-Day
Justin Pierce ... Roach
John Witherspoon ... Mr. Jones
Don 'D.C.' Curry ... Uncle Elroy
Jacob Vargas ... Joker
Lobo Sebastian ... Lil Joker
Rolando Molina ... Baby Joker
Lisa Rodríguez Lisa Rodríguez ... Karla (as Lisa Rodriguez)
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister ... Deebo (as Tommy 'Tiny' Lister Jr.)
Kym Whitley ... Suga (as Kym E. Whitley)
Amy Hill ... Mrs. Ho-Kym
Tamala Jones ... D'wana
The Lady of Rage ... Baby D' (as Robin Allen)
Carmen Serano ... Girl #1
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Storyline

Debo has escaped from prison and is looking to get revenge on Craig. So Craig's dad takes him to Rancho Cucamonga to hide out with his Uncle Elroy and cousin Day-Day, who moved to the suburbs after winning the lottery. But once he gets there, Craig and Day-Day have a set of suburban misadventures that make his South Central experiences look tame. Written by <jgp3553@excite.com>

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the suburbs make the hood look good

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language, drug use and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Chris Tucker did not reprise his role of Smokey from the original film because he'd become a born again Christian after filming Money Talks (1997) and chose to do the Rush Hour series instead. His character is referenced throughout the film to explain his absence. See more »

Goofs

The address on the tax notice and the address on the mailbox is different. See more »

Quotes

Day-Day: [shaking hands with Roach] I've knew we've never will be together forever, you're a cool Puerto-Rican dude.
Baby Joker: Falta feria, güey.
Joker: ¡QUE!
Joker: [Looks at Day-Day and Roach] ¡PINCHES HIJOS DE PUTA, CABRONES!
Day-Day: What?
Joker: We're saying, you're fucked ese! You're staying with us!
Day-Day: Aw man.
Joker: Baby Joker, get the duct tape homes.
Baby Joker: Orale, carnal.
Joker: It's on my bed homes, I was using it earlier.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

As the main titles form out of smoke, Ice Cube and DJ Pooh comment on them. See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD edition uses stills from a cut scene from the film (of Stanley and an unnamed woman, meeting at Rancho Cucamonga with a relator, who was credited for appearing in the movie, despite not being in the final cut) during its menus. Yet, this scene is not included on the disc in any form other than those still pictures. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Conan: Annie, Get Your Glock (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Bad Luck
Written by Victor Carstarphen, Gene McFadden and John Whitehead
Performed by Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Not that great
14 July 2003 | by csweetleaf2See all my reviews

When I first heard that Next Friday was coming to the theater, I was excited but unfortunately it never came to the theater in my hometown but when we rented it on video, I was actually quite dissapointed cause it was a basic rehash of the original with a lot less laughs, while this movie still contains some funny parts it just wasn't the same like the original and I wish that Smokey (Chris Tucker) was in this movie, Day Day (Mike Epps) wasn't half as funny as Chris Tucker, but Ice Cube, John Witherspoon and Tiny Lister (as Deebo) does a great job for what they got.

Overall this movie isn't a big letdown or a waste of time, it just doesn't come close to the original's standards, if you liked the first Friday or like gangsta comedies, then you'll like Next Friday. 5/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

12 January 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Friday 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,465,156, 16 January 2000

Gross USA:

$57,328,603

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,827,328
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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