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Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (1999)

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In his third HBO stand-up special, Chris Rock brings his critically acclaimed brand of social commentary-themed humor to this 1999 stand-up comedy presentation. Also released as an album, ... See full summary »

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Keith Truesdell

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Chris Rock
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Chris Rock ... Himself
Slick Rick ... Himself - Guest Appearance
Doug E. Fresh ... Himself - Guest Appearance
Monteria Ivey Monteria Ivey ... Himself - Announcer
D. Life D. Life ... Himself - Guest Appearance
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In his third HBO stand-up special, Chris Rock brings his critically acclaimed brand of social commentary-themed humor to this 1999 stand-up comedy presentation. Also released as an album, Chris Rock: Bigger and Blacker features Rock on-stage extolling his razor-sharp wit and wisdom on such topics as gun control, President Clinton, homophobia, racism, black leaders, and relationships. Written by Anonymous

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He's hotter than ever and ready to make the house Rock's!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chris Rock: I've Got Issues See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Both the album and the show won a Grammy and Emmy award, respectively. See more »

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About 34 minutes into it, when they cut to an audience member laughing, you can see the cameraman's shadow being cast on the audience member's chest. See more »

Quotes

Police Officer: [From album] Good evening, sir! How are you doing?
Black Man: What's what? What?
Police Officer: Do you know why I pulled you over?
Black Man: Yeah, 'cuz I'm a black man, motherfucker! Now, if I was a white bitch with some big-ass titties, you let me go!
Police Officer: Very good, sir. Maybe you're right. But I just wanted to let you know, your license plate is a little loose.
Black Man: Oh, man, bullshit! Man, that's bullshit! You just mad at me 'cuz I'm rolling this bug-eyed Benz, bitch!
Police Officer: I love German cars! I love Benzes! It's just, the license plate's a ...
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Connections

Follows Chris Rock: Bring the Pain (1996) See more »

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Fuck The Police
Sung by NWA (as N.W.A.)
Written by Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E
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Chris ROCKS the house
6 October 2002 | by MrJingles521See all my reviews

This is the way comedy should be made. If you're sick and tired of Seinfeld's silly comedy about insignificant things in life, or Robin Williams' clown theathrics, then Chris Rock is guaranteed to make you laugh. Chris talks about the late 90s biggest issues... (Racism, Sex, Columbine High School, Clinton, etc). Bigger and Blacker will make your stomach hurt will laughter.


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