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Sprung (1997)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 14 May 1997 (USA)
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Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out ... See full summary »

Director:

Rusty Cundieff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tisha Campbell-Martin ... Brandy (as Tisha Campbell)
Rusty Cundieff ... Montel
Paula Jai Parker ... Adina
Joe Torry ... Clyde
John Witherspoon ... Detective
Jennifer K. Lee ... Veronica (as Jennifer Lee)
Clarence Williams III ... Grand Daddy
Loretta Jean Loretta Jean ... Bride's Mother
Ronnie Willis Ronnie Willis ... Party Guard
John Ganun John Ganun ... Patrol Officer #1
David McKnight ... Patrol Officer #2
Ron Brooks ... Watch Commander
Bobby McGee ... First Suspect
Moon Jones Moon Jones ... Godzilla Nuts Suspect
Bobby Mardis Bobby Mardis ... Foreign Suspect
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Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out that she's been fooled, she becomes Clyde's worst enemy. Meanwhile Montel and Brandy fall in love and plan to marry, and Adina and Clyde try to do everything to stop them. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Way Past Whipped!

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Clarence Williams III, Joe Torry, Paula Jai White and Rusty Cundieff all starred in Tales from the Hood. See more »

Goofs

When Clyde is being punched by Adina, his briefs become shorts for one shot before reverting to briefs again. See more »

Quotes

nm0868957Clyde: [to Adina] I ain't Harry and you definitely ain't Sally.
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Connections

Spoofs Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

I Got What You Need
Performed by Ayana
Written by Ayana & Dale Harewood
Published by Pecot Music Co. (ASCAP)/Subliminal Music (ASCAP)
Produced by H&H Productions
Courtesy of Avatar Records
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Funny romantic black comedy
8 June 2002 | by DunnDeeDaGreatSee all my reviews

Sprung was one of the funniest black romantic comdies releaded in 1997. While it's not good as the vastly superior Love Jones it does have a lot of charm. I remeber seeing this film after my first high school sweetheart broke up with me. The prison line up scene is very funny. Joe Torry and Paula Jai Parker steal almost every scene there in with their funny one-liners. Director Rusty Cundiff is very taltented and it's a shame he's hasn't made any films since this one.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cazadores cazados See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,487,702, 18 May 1997

Gross USA:

$7,575,028

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,575,028
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Trimark Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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