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3 Strikes (2000)

R | | Comedy | 1 March 2000 (USA)
Brian Hooks plays a character who is just released from jail. And the state adopts a "3 strikes" rule for felons that involves serious penalties. Hooks has 2 strikes, and wants to change ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Hooks ... Rob Douglas
N'Bushe Wright ... Juanita Johnson
Faizon Love ... Tone
E-40 E-40 ... Mike (as E40)
Starletta DuPois ... Moms Douglas
George Wallace ... Pops Douglas
David Alan Grier ... Detective Jenkins
Dean Norris ... Officer Roberts
Barima McKnight ... Blue
Meagan Good ... Buela Douglas
Mo'Nique ... Dahlia
De'aundre Bonds ... J.J. (as De'Aundre Bonds)
Antonio Fargas ... Uncle Jim Douglas
Harmonica Fats Harmonica Fats ... Grandpa Johnson
Mike Epps ... Crackhead
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Storyline

Brian Hooks plays a character who is just released from jail. And the state adopts a "3 strikes" rule for felons that involves serious penalties. Hooks has 2 strikes, and wants to change his life for the better. When a friend picks him up, they are pulled over, and his friend shoots at police officers, and Hooks escapes. Now Hooks, a wanted man, must clear his name of having nothing to do with the shooting. Written by Brian Blueskye <BrianBlu23@aol.com>

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the few, the proud, the paroled.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

3 Vezes em Apuros See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,684,704, 5 March 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$9,821,335, 4 June 2000
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Final feature film appearance of Gerald S. O'Loughlin. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the first part of the end credits, some outtakes are shown (the best of which is a police dog passing the suspect it's supposed to be chasing). See more »

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Features Truck Turner (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Been a Long Time
Written by C-Murder (as C. Miller) and Keno
Performed by C-Murder
Courtesy of No Limit/Priority Records
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Get Out
18 May 2000 | by ryangilmer007See all my reviews

Luckilly this one was viewed for free because man did it ever strike out.

There is nothing new here, the movie is poorly written and has nobody to root for.

There are some funny parts, but they are very few and far between and are all done better in Friday.

The acting is mediocre and does not make the movie a must see. Acting is done much better in Love & Basketball.

In all, one the worst of 2000. While the movie was profitable, the budget was relatively miniscle.

Stay away from the strikes unless absolutely necessary, it almost asurredly will disappoint.

Rating: 2

Viewed: in theatre (Scope)


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