Brad Gluckman (Kennedy) is a wannabe rap star from Malibu who acts and talks like he's from the "'hood." Concerned that his son is going to embarrass him during his campaign to become the governor of California, Brad's wealthy father and his campaign manager (Underwood), hire two trained actors (Diggs and Anderson) to disguise themselves as "real life gangstaz", and kidnap his son, dropping him off in the "real hood" in Compton, in an effort to scare the ghettofied attitude and behavior out of him. Written by
Ever feel like you don't belong?
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18 April 2003 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $12,618,159,
20 April 2003, Wide Release
Gross USA: $34,308,901, 6 July 2003
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
Both Jamie Kennedy and Anthony Anderson appeared in Scream Films. Jamie appeared in Scream and Scream 2. And Anthony appeared in Scream 4. But Jamie's character in the Scream franchise has a much larger role than Anthony's character in the Scream franchise. Regina Hall also appeared in Scary Movie 1-4. See more
California gubernatorial elections are held in November, which Bill Gluckman's aide says is 8 weeks away, meaning the story takes place sometime in September. But later in the rap club, the emcee says that this is black history month in response to B-rad's use of the N-word. Black history month is In February. See more
Traffic, traffic lookin' fo my chapstick, feelin' kinda car sick, there's a Ford Maverick.
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Referenced in Malibu's Most Hunted
I Want You Girl
Written by Butch Cassidy
(as Danny E. Means II)
Performed by Butch Cassidy
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