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Marci X (2003)

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A Jewish-American Princess is forced to take control of a hard-core hip-hop record label and tries to rein the one of the label's most controversial rappers.

Director:

Richard Benjamin

Writer:

Paul Rudnick
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lisa Kudrow ... Marci Feld
Damon Wayans ... Dr. S
Richard Benjamin ... Ben Feld
Jane Krakowski ... Lauren Farb
Christine Baranski ... Mary Ellen Spinkle
Paula Garcés ... Yolanda Quinones
Charles Kimbrough ... Lane Strayfield
Veanne Cox ... Caitlin Mellowitz
Sherie Rene Scott ... Kirsten Blatt
Gano Grills ... Freekazoid
Nashawn Kearse ... Quantrelle
Myron Primes ... T-Bill
Billy Griffith ... Tubby Fenders
Andrew Keenan-Bolger ... Chip Spinkle
Adam Fleming ... Boyz R Us
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Storyline

While delivering an award to her humanitarian father Ben Feld, the stylish wealthy Jewish Caucasian Marci Feld is surprised by the attack of the conservative senator Mary Ellen Spinkle to her father in the media. The motive is the lyrics of the rap "Shoot Ya' Teacha " sing by Dr. S and released by the hip-hop record label Felony Assault that belongs to Ben. He has a heart attack, and his daughter decides to assume the problem and negotiate a public excuse of Dr. S in the MTV Award. However, the bad boy sings a polemic song on television to humiliate Merci that gives senator Sprinkle the chance to promote the "Buttgate". Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

Hip Hop Meets Shop Till You Drop. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Christine Baranski was asked in 2014 which films she gets recognized for, and she said she never knows what people are going to say when they come up to her. She told a story about how a guy at a hotel surprised her and said "Marci X (2003)" and she later learned he had a small part in it, which launched his acting career. See more »

Quotes

Caitlin: Oh Marci, first you lose your mom.
Kirstin: And then you kill your dad.
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Connections

References You've Got Mail (1998) See more »

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by Vincent Frates, Bryan Hofheins & Gwen Thornton
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A travesty--and very painful to watch
6 September 2003 | by daubreywhiteSee all my reviews

I think that, at some point, there was a good script behind this film. In the process of producing it, though, things went wrong. Hideously wrong.

There are some extremely biting jokes in this film, and that is the best I can say about it.

If, indeed, the film did start out with a good script, then shame on the filmmakers for ruining it.

If this film started out nearly as bad as it ended up being, then the actors must have been desperate; Wayans and Krakowski, for publicity, Baranski, for money, and Kudrow, for....

You really have to wonder why Lisa Kudrow was in this film. She doesn't need the money, and she doesn't need the fame. What she needs is to break into the movies (something certain "Friends" stars can't seem to manage), and you can see from a mile away that this is not going to help her do that.

Don't pay to watch this. Don't even spend your time on it.


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Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$872,950, 24 August 2003

Gross USA:

$1,648,818

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,675,706
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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