Working as security guards, Craig and Day-Day run into the thief who stole their Christmas presents.

Director:

Marcus Raboy

Writers:

Ice Cube (characters), DJ Pooh (characters) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ice Cube ... Craig
Mike Epps ... Day-Day / Old Man with Shotgun
John Witherspoon ... Mr. Jones
Don 'D.C.' Curry ... Uncle Elroy
Anna Maria Horsford ... Mrs. Jones
Clifton Powell ... Pinky
K.D. Aubert ... Donna
Bebe Drake ... Mrs. Pearly
Katt Williams ... Money Mike
Rickey Smiley ... Santa Claus
Terry Crews ... Damon
Maz Jobrani ... Moly
Reggie Gaskins ... Officer Dix
Joel McKinnon Miller ... Officer Hole
Brian Stepanek ... Officer #3
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Storyline

Craig and Day Day have finally moved out of their parents houses and into their own crib. The cousins work nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas Eve they team up to track him down. Written by PhatBleek

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Taglines:

Xmas in the hood! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Chris Tucker was asked to reprise his role for the third film in the franchise, but rejected. Mike Epps then called up asking to reprise his role less than an hour later. See more »

Goofs

When the whole family is talking to the police after Uncle Elroy was robbed, the same extra walks behind Craig twice in the same direction. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Jones: Gimme a twister. Make it two. Hold the flies.
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Crazy Credits

The name of the editor (who "cut" the film) gets cut in half with a chainsaw. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the DVD's alternate ending, Santa Claus is revealed to be a homeless man robbing people and stealing their gifts so his children can have a nice Christmas. When The Jones family and Pinky try to attack him and take their stuff back, the children order them to leave their father alone and take their gifts back because they don't need them anyway. Craig feels bad for them and forgives Santa. He lets them keep the presents. The Jones' and Pinky spends Christmas with them in the end. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Conan: Annie, Get Your Glock (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Merry Christmas Baby
Written by Johnny Moore and Lou Baxter
Performed by Charles Brown
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Out of control
3 March 2003 | by whoTheFuqRyouSee all my reviews

I was a little suspicious at first but when I finally saw it, I was glad it wasn't like Next Friday which was kinda dull. This one was funny at first then got really out of control at the end, Clifton Powell was the surprise comedic performance in this as Pinky - g he had me laughing pretty hard but it's John Witherspoon and Mike Epps who really made this funny... This was hella fun but not better than Friday, still good though


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Official Sites:

HBOMAX

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Friday 3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,010,767, 24 November 2002

Gross USA:

$33,253,609

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$33,526,835
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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