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Something Like a Business (2010)

R | | Comedy | 2010 (USA)
An aspiring pimp struggles to make a mint after inheriting his late uncles escort service and discovering that competition on the streets is fierce.

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Russ Parr (uncredited)

Writer:

Russ Parr
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Hart ... JoJo
Clifton Powell ... Sexy Silk
Jennifer Titus ... Reporter 1
Donnell Rawlings ... Avery
Earthquake ... POW
Chris Spencer ... Payton Profit
Kym Whitley ... Sasha
Tracey Cherelle Jones ... Mohogany
J. Anthony Brown ... Judge Trey Duece
Keith David ... Sebastian
John Salley ... Deacon Windfall
Tanjareen Thomas ... Taquan's Woman (as Tanjareen Martin)
Christopher Grossett ... Black Cop
Mitchell Abbott Mitchell Abbott ... Gangster Kid
Sky Soleil ... White Cop
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An aspiring pimp struggles to make a mint after inheriting his late uncles escort service and discovering that competition on the streets is fierce.

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Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude sexual content, language and some drug use
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2010 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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On October 16, 2016 on "Watch What Happens: Live!" Kevin Hart admitted to regretting doing this movie. See more »

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Funny as hell...
3 October 2010 | by tabjeepSee all my reviews

I have to say that i'm not aware of other Parr's films but this one is truly funny as hell.

He graped all the stereotypes about black people and used it in a hilarious way. This is what we call in Greece "To knowing myself". The acting is exceptional for this kind of movie and the characters has been treated with absolute care one by one. It's a well structured comedy and all the quotes and impersonations of other familiar people are just brilliant and hilarious.

The impersonation of D.Washington from the movie "Trainign Day" was one of the greatest scenes in the film. Same for the actress who's playing the pageant girl, i couldn't breath cause of the laughs. But as i said above, the thing that does this film such a great comedy is Rus. Parr's brilliant way to use all the stereotypes into a self-sarcastic way.

Don't miss. I don't know if i should recommend to you to go to the theaters but definitely get it on DVD. It's just a great comedy for a long time now. Enjoy it.


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