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A Miami Tail (2003)

R | | Comedy | 31 January 2003 (USA)
In this urban-hip re-telling of the classic Greek comedy "Lysistrata," a daring young woman convinces her girlfriends to help rid their neighborhood of crime, by refusing to have sex with their gangster boyfriends until the violence stops.


Melvin James
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Trina ... Alica Strada
Neferteri Shepherd ... Nike
Tony Reddick Tony Reddick ... Black Zeus
Benji Brown Benji Brown ... Kalvin
Sommore ... Stephanie
Henry Clay Henry Clay ... Cornbread (as Henry 'WWBC' Clay)
Dexter Angry Dexter Angry ... Red Bean
Kia Samuel Kia Samuel ... Monique
Roxzane T. Mims ... Mama Africa
Malcolm Spears Malcolm Spears ... Reverend Brown
C.O. C.O. ... Keenan
Mr. Cheeks Mr. Cheeks ... Himself
Takiyah Cullins Takiyah Cullins ... Ratia
Rakeem Duhart Rakeem Duhart ... Matthew
Víctor López Víctor López ... Babaluchi (as Victor 'Babuluchi' Lopez)


"A Miami Tail" is a contemporary version of Lysistrata, a classic Greek comedy by Aristophanes. "A Miami Tail" has Alicia (Trina) leading the women of Liberty City in a protest against gang violence and disrespect of women in their neighborhood by refusing sex to their gangbanging boyfriends. Written by Anonymous

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No peace in the streets means no piece between the sheets. See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong language and sexual dialogue, some sexuality and drug content






Release Date:

31 January 2003 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Some scenes were written and organized spontaneously by director, 'Melvin James'. The scene between Sommore and the two bums played by Dexter Angry and Henry Clay, for instance, was written moments before shooting because James wanted to capture the three comedians in a scene and there was no scene written including the three of them together. See more »


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A PRETTY GOOD MOVIE..well worth renting.
27 September 2003 | by foxy-26See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie, it has an up to date urban twist on an old story...but I would wait for the tv version before I let MY mother or mother-in-love see it. It was funny and the acting was mostly above average. My favorites were Monique(the preachers wife) and Mama Africa and Sommore was great. It is absolutely worth the price of rental.

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