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Top Five (2014)

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A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality television star fiancée talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her television show.

Director:

Chris Rock

Writer:

Chris Rock
7 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Rock ... Andre Allen
Rosario Dawson ... Chelsea Brown
J.B. Smoove ... Silk
Gabrielle Union ... Erica Long
Romany Malco ... Benny Barnes
Hayley Marie Norman ... Tammy
Anders Holm ... Brad
Cedric the Entertainer ... Jazzy Dee
Karlie Redd ... Rhonda
Kevin Barnett Kevin Barnett ... Columbia Student
Genevieve Angelson ... Columbia Student
Ben Cole ... Columbia Student
Corey Brown ... Columbia Student
Maia Wilson Maia Wilson ... Woman with Confidence
Teddy Coluca ... Maurice
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Storyline

A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality television star fiancée talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her television show.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, crude humor, language throughout and some drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Finally Famous See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,894,814, 12 December 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$25,277,561, 25 January 2015
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Company Credits

Production Co:

IAC Films,Jax Media See more »
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Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

During a scene where Gabrielle Union is preparing for her wedding, she is seen holding a cardboard cutout of Adam Sandler. Sandler is a friend and frequent collaborator of Chris Rock, and later cameos as himself in the film. See more »

Quotes

Andre Allen: When I listen to satellite radio, I listen to Sirius hits One.
XM Employee: That's good, but just, just make it a little funnier.
Andre Allen: Funnier?
XM Employee: Put a little stank on it.
Andre Allen: Stank?
XM Employee: Nice and funny, go.
Andre Allen: What's up, motherfuckers? This is motherfucking Andre Allen! When I listen to satellite radio, or scratch my nuts, that is, I listen to Sirius motherfucking 101... bee-otch!
XM Employee: First take was good. I was wrong on the stank, though.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, Jerry Seinfeld gives his top five. See more »


Soundtracks

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Written by David Paich (as David F. Paich) and Boz Scaggs (as William R. Scaggs)
Performed by Boz Scaggs
Published by Spirit Two Music, Inc. on behalf of Hudmar Publishing Co Inc. and Scaggs Boz Music
Courtesy of Scaggs Boz Music
by arrangement with Spirit Music Group
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Finally, Chris Rock makes a funny movie!
11 December 2014 | by bbickley13-921-58664See all my reviews

I knew he could do it,

And what's cool is that he shows some depth I knew he was capable of, but never saw him do. I think CB4 was the last funny Chris Rock move, and that's saying something, cause it was not really that funny.

But finally, Chris Rock writes, directs, and producers his own star vehicle that fully lives up to the comedy spectacular that is Chris Rock.

He gets it right with a satire about being a funny man, turned actor who after finding success, fears going back to comedy because he's fears not being funny, but finds a spark in a Times writer who follows him around all day to get to know the man behind the fame.

Although, a lot of the movie is a cliché you seen plenty of times in the past, it's heighten by the fact that the filmmaker is Rock himself who's not afraid to share the comedy spotlight with his friends who make funny appearances. From the always funny Kevin Hart who held it down, to Cedric the Entertainer whose funny moment in the trailer was just a small part of his overall funny cameo, plus a few other hilarious cameos from his friends I would not want to spoil.

Overall, it was Rock's best moment on the big screen.


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