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The Queens of Comedy (2001)

Four African American women, profane and brassy, bring stand-up comedy to the Orpheum Theater in Memphis, Tennessee. Miss Laura Hayes opens the show and serves as emcee. She tells family ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Adele Givens ... Herself
Laura Hayes ... Herself
Mo'Nique ... Herself
Sommore ... Herself
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Storyline

Four African American women, profane and brassy, bring stand-up comedy to the Orpheum Theater in Memphis, Tennessee. Miss Laura Hayes opens the show and serves as emcee. She tells family stories about her grandkids, her mom, and her sisters. Adele Givens urges her audience to celebrate its flaws; she comments on this crazy world, her 92-year-old grandmother, and the need to take care when naming a baby. Sommore, recently released from jail, talks about kids, men, marriage, and why moms give their 8-year-old daughters a hula hoop. Last, Mo'Nique celebrates big women, contrasts Blacks and whites, and gives advice about sex. The film also cuts away to footage of the Queens on the town having fun. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for strong language and sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 2001 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

Sommore and actress Nia Long (Friday, Love Jones, Big Mama's House)are biological sisters. See more »

Quotes

Sommore: He asked me what is my favorite position? I told him "Well that depends on the size of your dick, because if you got a little ass dick then my favorite position is with another mother fucker!"
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Followed by The Original Latin Kings of Comedy (2002) See more »

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Funnier than the kings!
5 May 2001 | by babygalore2000See all my reviews

Oh, this movie was hilarious. Non-stop laughter. I lost my breath I was laughing so hard. I reccomend anyone that has seen "The Kings" Check this out, it's much funnier.

Miss Laura, Adele Givens, Sommore and Mo'nique are dynamic, and you will not regret seeing this.


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