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Bringing Down The House (DVD, 2003, Full Frame)

Bringing Down The House (DVD, 2003, Full Frame)

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Genre:

Comedy

Format:

DVD

Leading Role:

Steve Martin, Queen Latifah

Release Date:

08/05/2003

Director:

Adam Shankman

Rating:

PG-13

UPC:

786936208009

Detailed item info

Peter Sanderson (Steve Martin) is a divorced workaholic L.A. lawyer trying to forget his ex-wife (Jean Smart). Successful but lonely, Peter falls for an online chat buddy and is eager to meet his dream girl, until he meets the real woman behind the screen name and realizes she is nothing like he thought. Instead of a svelte blonde businesswoman he comes face to face with Charlene Morton (Queen Latifah), a sassy African-American ex-con who is eager to infiltrate Peter's stereotypically uptight white suburban world. Charlene wants Peter to defend her and prove she's innocent of a crime that she didn't commit but Peter wants nothing to do with the fast-talking homegirl. However, Peter's geeky best friend Howie (Eugene Levy) feels different and begins to woo the voluptuous diva with "hip" street lingo and hysterically deadpan come-ons. Soon enough, Charlene is shacked up in Peter's palatial estate, throwing wild parties, and opening his eyes to life, love and infectious freedom. Steve Martin and Queen Latifah are a fresh and dynamic comic team in this hysterical spin on the black-white buddy comedy that is a mixture of PRETTY WOMAN and THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR.


Product Details
Edition:Full Frame
Number of Discs:1
Rating:PG-13 (MPAA)
Film Country:USA
UPC:786936208009


Additional Details
Genre:Comedies
Format:DVD
Display Format:Full Frame

"...There are certainly good laughs to be had..."
Variety - Todd McCarthy (02/24/2003)

"...The CHICAGO co-star rules the roost with her brassy attitude..."
Total Film - Total Film Staff (12/01/2003)

"The rap star turned actress turned movie star makes the most of every moment on screen. She doesn't steal scenes; she simply dominates them."
Wall Street Journal (01/13/2012)

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