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Pootie Tang (2001)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 29 June 2001 (USA)
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"The Man" is baffled by a chill hero's invincible weapon: gibberish.

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Louis C.K.

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Louis C.K.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lance Crouther ... Pootie Tang
J.B. Smoove ... Trucky
Jennifer Coolidge ... Ireenie
Reg E. Cathey ... Dirty Dee
Robert Vaughn ... Dick Lecter
Wanda Sykes ... Biggie Shorty
Chris Rock ... JB / Radio DJ / Pootie's Father
Mario Joyner ... Lacey
Cathy Trien Cathy Trien ... Stacy
Dave Attell ... Frank
Laura Kightlinger ... Anchor Woman
Christopher Wynkoop ... Sheriff
Rick Shapiro ... Shakey
Qiana Drew Qiana Drew ... Singing Lady
Lorria Richards Lorria Richards ... Singing Lady
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Storyline

Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America, who try to steal his magic belt and make him sell out by endorsing addictive products to his people. Pootie must learn to find himself and defeat the evil corporation for all the young black children of America, supatime. Written by Anonymous

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Too cool for words


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sex-related material, language and drug content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 June 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pootie Tang in Sine Your Pitty on the Runny Kine See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,506,233, 1 July 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$3,293,258, 29 July 2001
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Patrice O'Neal auditioned for a role. See more »

Goofs

When Pootie Tang records with Truckie and some music industry workers, he adjusts the levels on the mixing desk. He turns some of them down, and leaves some faders partly open. In the next shot, all of the faders are closed. See more »

Quotes

Dirty Dee: Yeah hehehehe Cappatown my ASS!
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Crazy Credits

Watch for Pootie Tang in his next adventure - "COLE ME DOWN ON THE PANNY STY" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Scary Movie 3 (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Hollywood Love Story
by Anthony President & Brainz Dimilo
Performed by Presidential Campaign
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Middle-aged white boy says: sa da tay!
17 November 2002 | by DarguzSee all my reviews

And so does my wife, a middle-aged hispanic girl. Just in case anyone thought this movie might only appeal to hip, young, black kids.

Heck, even my 70-year-old mother liked it! But she likes anything with Chris Rock in it.

Obviously, this is one of those movies where you have to "get it", but for those who do, it totally rocks! This movie works on so many levels. I loved the message, I loved the characters, and the movie is just hilarious.

I never outright recommend this movie to anyone, as it's too unpredictable. I say, see the previews - if you see anything there you like, chances are you'll love the movie. It's definitely worth checking out.


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