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Cool is a struggling actor fed up with stereotypical African-American roles. While pumping gas to make ends meet, he collides with his ex-fiance after 3 years of silence. She is getting ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dorian Missick ... Cool
Zoe Saldana ... Charli
Hill Harper ... Ed
Frankie Faison ... Phil
William Sadler ... Cole Carter
Tonya Pinkins ... Marva
Eva Marcille ... Farrah (as Eva Pigford)
Sean Nelson ... Austin Price
Keith Nobbs ... Derick
Adam Scarimbolo ... Attendant Darryl
Celeste Gregoire ... Renee
Novella Nelson ... Jayme
Alison Becker ... Amanda
Candice Sanchez-McClaren Candice Sanchez-McClaren ... Nicole
Robert Khakh Robert Khakh ... Garage Customer
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Cool is a struggling actor fed up with stereotypical African-American roles. While pumping gas to make ends meet, he collides with his ex-fiance after 3 years of silence. She is getting married in 36 hours. As the clock ticks on his life, love, and career, Cool stops looking at his watch and starts looking at himself. Written by Anonymous

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Love Starts on "Action"

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Bayonne, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Quotes

Cool: He doesn't know you like I do, anyway. You're being stupid.
Charli: Fine! Then that's what I am. Get out of my car.
Cool: Alright, I am going!
Charli: I don't gotta fucking take your shit anymore!
Cool: Alright, Stupid!
Charli: Stupid!
[Cool struggles with door handle and lock]
Cool: How do you get out this mother fucker?
[Charli opens passenger door]
Cool: GET SOME POWER LOCKS!
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References Soul Train (1971) See more »

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premium? what, horsemeat?
29 December 2006 | by imizrahi2002See all my reviews

no disrespect meant to the horse... i've seen THOUSANDS of movies...literally... i could teach a course if i wanted to...including much of the history of film...innovators, etc... if you want to see a trite, shallow movie about a shallow person then this is the film for you... i can't believe ANYone could recommend this... i'm just hoping to save you the disappointment... i was looking forward to something enjoyable, based on many of the comments here...i kept thinking, 'it's GOT to get better...it's GOT to'. and it's not like it doesn't have it's moments... i think i counted two... but the ending made me forget what they were...


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