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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 overview, first billed only:
... Rob Douglas
... Juanita Johnson
... Tone
E-40 ... Mike (as E40)
... Moms Douglas
... Pops Douglas
... Detective Jenkins
... Officer Roberts
... Blue
... Buela Douglas
... Dahlia
... J.J. (as De'Aundre Bonds)
... Uncle Jim Douglas
Harmonica Fats ... Grandpa Johnson
... Crackhead
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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.

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1 March 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

3 Vezes em Apuros  »

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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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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

Chart Climbin
Written by Sauce Money (as T. Gaither) and J. Burks
Performed by Sauce Money
Courtesy of Priority Records
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A fun trip
13 September 2006 | by See all my reviews

I liked this movie. It was fun and enjoyable. I have watched it several times, and so have my kids. The soundtrack has some good beats & rhythm. I like it when movies show you some of the neighborhoods and surrounding areas while filming. It was amusing to watch and listen to the character Mike (played by rapper E-40). I had a "helluva" time just trying to understand what he was saying. The News Anchor with the thick glasses was funny to watch, as well as David Alan Grier.

Now don't get me wrong, the whole movie wasn't hilarious, but I did not find it unpleasant as some of the others described.

As for those who criticize, let's keep it in perspective - "different strokes for different folks". Remember, some of you think the Olsen Twins and Lindsay Lohan are entertaining! But maybe it's a cultural thing.


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