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3 Strikes (2000)

R | | Comedy | 1 March 2000 (USA)
Brian Hooks plays a character who is just released from jail. And the state adopts a "3 strikes" rule for felons that involves serious penalties. Hooks has 2 strikes, and wants to change ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Hooks ... Rob Douglas
N'Bushe Wright ... Juanita Johnson
Faizon Love ... Tone
E-40 E-40 ... Mike (as E40)
Starletta DuPois ... Moms Douglas
George Wallace ... Pops Douglas
David Alan Grier ... Detective Jenkins
Dean Norris ... Officer Roberts
Barima McKnight ... Blue
Meagan Good ... Buela Douglas
Mo'Nique ... Dahlia
De'aundre Bonds ... J.J. (as De'Aundre Bonds)
Antonio Fargas ... Uncle Jim Douglas
Harmonica Fats Harmonica Fats ... Grandpa Johnson
Mike Epps ... Crackhead
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Storyline

Brian Hooks plays a character who is just released from jail. And the state adopts a "3 strikes" rule for felons that involves serious penalties. Hooks has 2 strikes, and wants to change his life for the better. When a friend picks him up, they are pulled over, and his friend shoots at police officers, and Hooks escapes. Now Hooks, a wanted man, must clear his name of having nothing to do with the shooting. Written by Brian Blueskye <BrianBlu23@aol.com>

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Taglines:

the few, the proud, the paroled.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

3 Vezes em Apuros See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,684,704, 5 March 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$9,821,335, 4 June 2000
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Final feature film appearance of Gerald S. O'Loughlin. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the first part of the end credits, some outtakes are shown (the best of which is a police dog passing the suspect it's supposed to be chasing). See more »

Connections

References Truck Turner (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

G'D Up
Written by Battlecat (as K. Gilliam), Tray Deee (as T. Davis), Goldie Loc (as K. Spillman) and Snoop Dogg (as C. Broadus)
Performed by Tha Eastsidaz (as East Sidaz) Featuring Snoop Dogg
East Sidaz appear courtesy of Dogg House/TVT Records
Snoop Dogg appears courtesy of No Limit/Priority Records
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A great movie to smoke out to
11 November 2003 | by mmorton-4See all my reviews

This movie was a lot of fun. However, if you are one of the tight assed people who think you should take this movie serious like you are about to watch "Gone with the Wind" you are sadly mistaken. Faizon Love and David Alan Grier are great. Particularly David Alan Grier's "look out he's got a gun" line. It is a very low budget comedy by a first time director. Also the great newscaster Jerry Dunphy has a cameo.


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