Bounty hunter Bucum chases bail-jumper Reggie, who runs right into the scene of a diamond heist and murder and gets shot at as well. Later they become partners in their pursuit of the $20M in diamonds and lottery ticket. Their women join.
We meet 6 populations in transition via the microcosm of the local barber shop: in Rio de Janeiro, barber Pedro picks teenagers from the street to teach them a profession. The inhabitants ... See full summary »
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
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When J.D. and Billy are carrying the machine to the motel room, Billy sees another man and lets go. The machine then falls on JD's foot, visibly above his ankle, yet, when they are in the room and JD removes his sock, the wound "moves" from above his ankle to the side of his foot under the big toe. See more »
[repeated line/entering barbershop on DVD]
Who drank my apple juice?
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UK video version was edited (for language) by 51 sec. to secure a '12' rating. Additionaly some of the supplementary material for the DVD was cut (47 sec.) to keep the video rating. An uncut '15' was available to the distributor. See more »
Ice Cube makes the mistake of selling his late father's barbershop to a sleazy loan shark and ends up spending just about the entire day trying to find a way to get it back. Simple premise happens to have (shockingly enough for the most part) non cliche characterizations that actually let you get to know the characters and manages to recall better, simplier times. It feels real and not fake. Cedric The Entertainer dominates the entire film in a terrific performance while the rest of the cast turns in adequate, but unexceptional performances.
Rated PG-13; Profanity and Some Violence.
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