Bobby is a struggling boxer and bodyguard for his stripper girlfriend. But he hates his work and wants to move up. So he agrees to go to New York City for his boss to help in the delivery for a money laundering scheme. His partner in crime is his best friend Ricky, an obnoxious loudmouth who has seen one too many mafia movies. Bobby tries to keep it cool and get the job done, but Ricky's antics threaten to blow the entire situation.Written by
The word "f-ck" is used two hundred seventy-four times in this one hour and thirty-five minute film. That's 2.88 times per minute. Total profanities are three hundred forty-three, or 3.61 per minute. See more »
After around 38 minutes, when Bobby and Ricky are in "The Cupping Room", a flashing red camera light is visible on Bobby's right leg before the camera pulls away. See more »
[walks up to bar]
Martel's and coke. One ice cube. In a snifter this time.
Snifters are for warm drinks.
Yeah, snifters are for cognac.
When served warm.
What's the matter? You ain't got no snifters in this motherfucker?
We have snifters?
Then put my Martel's in a snifter.
[bartender walks away to get a snifter]
Like I'm gonna break her goddamn snifter.
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The very last credit is the phrase "Filmed entirely in the United States of America.", under the US stars-and-stripes flag. See more »
Cali to New York
Performed by The Black Eyed Peas (as Black Eyed Peas) featuring De La Soul
Written by Will.i.am (as Will Adams), Posdnuos (as Kelvin Mercer), Trugoy The Dove (as Dave Jolicoeur) and George Pajon Jr. (as George Pajon)
Published by Will.i.am Music, T-Girl Music L.L.C./Daisy Age Music/Kricket Spit Publishing,
El Cubano (admin. by North Hudson Music, Inc.)
Courtesy of Interscope Records
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Some laughs but a very average flick.
I tried not to have many pre-conceived notions about 'Made' before renting it. Then again, having Favreau/Vaughn together again will always conjure up thoughts of T & Mikey. Swingers may well haunt Favreau for the rest of his career. He alluded to that with his guest shot on 'The Sopranos'. It was a special movie, an instant classic which would be hard to top for any writer. 'Made' certainly tries to follow suit with the writing style but it falls flat. Vaughn (Ricky) plays a character who talks exactly like Trent but is more of a lunatic loser who's dream is to give up boxing to be a mob guy. Favreau (Bobby) is the level-headed friend who vouches for him while getting an assignment from his boss (Falk). All he wants is to get some $ so he can make better life for his stripper girlfriend & her child. Basically from there it splinters off into Ricky & Bobby trying to take care of 'the drop' in NYC for the boss (Falk). Ricky's "Goodfellas-like" mentality is causing headaches for Bobby who just wants to take care of business. I thought Sean Combs did a fine job playing himself essentially (a ganster living the high life). Yes, there are some funny lines but overall the movie is just too sloppy. It feels like a low budget flick, the camera work is not very good and the film takes no risks. Characters were not developed & the ending tries to be all sweet but I don't think enough was done to set that up. There were just too many missing ingredients. If Vaughn & Favreau want to do future films together maybe bring Doug Liman into direct it. He did a marvelous job with Swingers and maybe they could recapture some magic. It sure was missing in 'Made'.
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