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Friday After Next (2002)

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Two cousins work nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas Eve they team up to track the robber down.

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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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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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

John Witherspoon (Mr. Jones) and Bebe Drake (Ms. Pearly) were cast as husband and wife in House Party in 1990 and Boomerang in 1992 See more »

Goofs

Money Mike's pants were off when he fainted in the bathroom. When Damon wakes Money Mike up, Mike's pants are on. See more »

Quotes

Craig Jones: You ain't evictin' nobody, 'less you got a motherfuckin' army wit you.
Mrs. Pearly: I don't need no army, Mr. Smart-ass. My son Damon home right now.
Craig JonesDay-Day: DAMON?
Craig Jones: [in narrative] I had a nightmare 'bout that fool last night.
Damon: [flashes to dream; Damon walks into Craig and Day-Day's prison cell] Day-Day. Craig. Which one of you bitches is gonna wash my drawers tonight?
Craig JonesDay-Day: [pointing to each other] That would be him.
[Damon tosses his laundry on both of them]
Day-Day: I wash on Sundays... anyway.
Craig Jones: Starch or press?
Damon: Starch, nigga!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References NYPD Blue (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

How Do U Want It
Written by Tupac Shakur, Johnny Jackson, Bruce Fisher, Leon Ware,
Stanley Richardson and Quincy Jones
Performed by Tupac Shakur
Courtesy of Death Row Records
Contains a sample of "Body Heat"
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Ice Cube is my hero!
2 July 2003 | by BlackJack_BSee all my reviews

The third movie in Ice Cube's "Friday" series, this was the funniest of the three so far. The film takes place on Christmas Eve (on a Friday of course). Craig Jones and his cousin Day-Day have been robbed by someone going around dressed like Santa Claus and have all their gifts and rent money stolen (and their recreational drugs confiscated by the cops). It puts a damper on the day, where they have new jobs as mall security officers. So we see them through their day, wondering if they'll get their revenge on the burglar and seeing the hilariously overdone sterotypes in the film.

Most of the characters from the first two film and their idiosyncrancies are back, like Craig's father and his bladder problems. There's also Maz Jobrani's Moly, playing a stereotypical Asian character whose broken English was a gas! Probably even more hilarious is the sheer sight of Katt Williams' Money Mike who plays someone that is a cross between Snoop Dogg and Spike Lee. Also, I just loved the wardrobe; I'd love to get a pimptastic suit. Ice Cube is good here, as he plays the only normal character in a world full of crazy people; I could feel for him. The acting was overdone, but it was done like this on purpose and so I could accept it, besides, the dialogue was funny. Ice Cube has a superb sense of humour. It's only about 82 minutes, so it doesn't overstay its welcome, either.

And once again, Craig proves you don't have to be overly handsome to get the ladies. Very good comedy!


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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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1.85 : 1
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