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Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 6 February 2004 (USA)
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Why not spend another day with the crew at Calvin's shop in the South Side of Chicago?

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Mark Brown (characters), Don D. Scott
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ice Cube ... Calvin
Cedric the Entertainer ... Eddie
Sean Patrick Thomas ... Jimmy
Eve ... Terri
Troy Garity ... Isaac
Michael Ealy ... Ricky
Leonard Earl Howze ... Dinka
Harry Lennix ... Quentin Leroux
Robert Wisdom ... Alderman Brown
Jazsmin Lewis ... Jennifer
Carl Wright ... Checkers Fred
DeRay Davis ... Hustle Guy
Kenan Thompson ... Kenard
Queen Latifah ... Gina
Garcelle Beauvais ... Loretta (as Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon)
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Storyline

The continuing adventures of the barbers at Calvin's Barbershop. Gina, a stylist at the beauty shop next door, is now trying to cut in on his business. Calvin is again struggling to keep his father's shop and traditions alive--this time against urban developers looking to replace mom and pop establishments with name-brand chains. The world changes, but some things never go out of style--from current events and politics to relationships and love, you can still say anything you want at the barbershop. Written by Sujit R. Varma

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Back in business.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 February 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Barbearia 2 - De Volta ao Negócio See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,241,612, 8 February 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$65,111,277

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$65,971,313
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Black and White (flashback scenes)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the opening montage there is a brief shot of the group NWA minus Ice Cube who was a member of the group and stars in Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004). See more »

Goofs

A flashback to 1969 shows Eddie meeting Loretta on Chicago's Red Line train. The Red Line did not begin operating until 1994. See more »

Quotes

All Female Yoga Group: [channeling and releasing anger] HE... AIN'T... SHIT!
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Crazy Credits

The song by Black Eyed Peas playing during the opening credits is called "Let's Get Retarded" on their album, but in the movie the lyrics have been changed to "Let's Get It Started". In the credits it's listed as "Let's Get Censored". See more »

Connections

References Ocean's Eleven (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Your Precious Love
Written by Nick Ashford (as Nickolas Ashford) and Valerie Simpson
Performed by Avant, Cedric the Entertainer and Byron Glenn Willis (as Byron Willis)
Produced by Jim Peterik
Avant appears courtesy of Geffen Records
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First was Better
6 February 2004 | by iwatcheverythingSee all my reviews

Although I thought this movie was really funny the first was still better. It was wrapped around more controversy. Also this movie was made for Cedric. He is the central point of the movie. Not that I mind b/c he is a great comedian. Queen Latifah was very underused but it seems that she has her own barber/beauty movie coming out so that will make up for it. I also like the fact that the Barbershop movies talk about real problems with the way society thinks about things. This movie is good and needs to be watched. I own the first and will own the second.


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