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Barbershop (2002)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 13 September 2002 (USA)
A day in the life of a South Side Chicago barbershop.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Calvin Palmer
... J.D.
... Eddie
... Jimmy James
... Terri Jones
... Isaac Rosenberg
... Ricky Nash
... Dinka
... Lester Wallace
... Jennifer Palmer
... Billy (as Lahmard Tate)
... Detective Williams
... Kevin
... Hustle Guy
... Janelle
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Storyline

A day in the life of a barbershop on the south side of Chicago. Calvin, who inherited the struggling business from his deceased father, views the shop as nothing but a burden and waste of his time. After selling the shop to a local loan shark, Calvin slowly begins to see his father's vision and legacy and struggles with the notion that he just sold it out. The barbershop is filled with characters who share their stories, jokes, trials and tribulations. In the shop we find Eddie, an old barber with strong opinions and no customers. Jimmy is a highly educated barber with a superiority complex who can't stand Isaac, the new, white barber who just wants a shot at cutting some hair. Ricky is an ex-con with two strikes against him and is desperately trying to stay straight. Terri is a hard-edged woman who can't seem to leave her two-timing boyfriend. And lastly there's Dinka, a fellow barber who is madly in love with Terri but doesn't get the time of day. Written by Uber Minion

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Everyone's gettin' lined up.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, sexual content and brief drug references | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 September 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Barbearia  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,627,433, 15 September 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$75,782,105

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,063,924
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jason George (Kevin) originally auditioned for the role of Ricky. See more »

Goofs

When Eddie is about to show the philosophy of shaving, he covers the customer's face with the towel twice. See more »

Quotes

Ray-Ray: [Hustling his goods] DVDs! CDs!
Calvin: Not today, man...
Ray-Ray: Got Cristal, MoÎt! Whatever you want, man!
[DMX impersonation]
Ray-Ray: Got dat new DMX, baby!
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Connections

Referenced in Attack of the Clones Review (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Smoke
Written by 'Big Chris Flores', Steve Mowse, Andre Bell
Performed by Lazy Bone Immortal Thugs, E-S.comm
Courtesy of A Bird And A Bear Entertainment LLC, Moodswing Records and Mo' Thugs Records
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I LOVED this movie
23 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

always comparing, this is not as funny as bad Santa or the classic, Airplane! but i seriously could NOT stop laughing on this movie. Eddie cracks me up with his discussion on racism and Jesse Jackson. "Man fu@% Jesse Jackson!" This is more than just a comedy, it has a meaning to it. one of the few comedies with a meaning to it, and a good one. if you liked Friday, next Friday, any of Anthony Anderson's films of any comedies, check this out! i watched this over and over the first time i bought it. i HIGHLY recommend this movie to any movie buff or anyone period. Tim Story's best film by far with the only films i know by him being fantastic 4, which i hated and taxi, which was OK. 10/10


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