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Deliver Us from Eva (2003)

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Eva Dandridge is a very uptight young woman who constantly meddles in the affairs of her sisters and their husbands. Her in-laws, who are tired of Eva interfering in their lives, decide to ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Raymond 'Ray' Adams (as James Todd Smith aka LL Cool J)
... Evangeline 'Eva' Dandrige
... Michael 'Mike'
... Kareenah Dandrige
... Bethany Dandrige
... Jacqui Dandrige
... Timothy 'Tim'
... Darrell
... Ormandy
Royale Watkins ... Telly
... Oscar
... Rashaun
... Lucius Johnson
... Renee Johnson
Yuri Brown ... Cynda
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Storyline

Eva Dandridge is a very uptight young woman who constantly meddles in the affairs of her sisters and their husbands. Her in-laws, who are tired of Eva interfering in their lives, decide to set her up with someone so she can leave them alone. They end up paying Ray, the local "playboy," $5,000 to date her. The plan goes by smoothly, but troubles comes when Ray actually falls in love with Eva. Written by Nadiya K. Edwards <nadiyae@clemson.edu>

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Lead us into temptation, but...deliver us from Eva!!

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »

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7 February 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Sógorok réme  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,648,374, 9 February 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,334,912, 23 March 2003
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Trivia

Based on "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare. See more »

Goofs

The final scene, where Ray and Eva ride off on horseback is supposed to take place in Chicago, yet two Los Angeles County MTA buses are seen passing by. See more »

Quotes

Darrell: Eva's sisters gave her a cross with Jesus on it for her birthday, the next day Jesus was gone!
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, there's a scene where the male hairdresser Telly talks on the phone with his girlfriend. He's only pretending to be gay. See more »

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Version of The Taming of the Shrew (1988) See more »

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Take Your Time (Do It Right)
Written by Harold Clayton and Sigidi Abdulla
Performed by The S.O.S. Band
Courtesy of Avant Garde Enterprises, Inc.
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Not just another "black" movie
18 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

A nice normal movie that happens to have an all black cast. I don't feel it was a "black movie". Cultural idioms aside, anyone could relate to the language and themes of the movie. Nicely done. I feel Gabby U really performed well in her role...made me forget it was her. LL gave a great performance as well. The worst was the Royale as the gay guy...just not happening: He needed to be more flamboyant to be funny...the lo-key thing didn't work, though he had some otherwise funny lines....the director MUST've held him back, cause I've seem this guy in action before...he's as funny as anybody, if not funnier than most.

All said, I'll probably buy this one on DVD. I hope these types of movies continue to be made.

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