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The Cookout (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 3 September 2004 (USA)
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When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque ... See full summary »

Director:

Lance Rivera

Writers:

Queen Latifah (story), Shakim Compere (story) | 4 more credits »
5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ja Rule ... Bling Bling
Tim Meadows ... Leroy
Jenifer Lewis ... Lady Em
Quran Pender ... Todd Andersen (as Storm P)
Jonathan Silverman ... Wes
Meagan Good ... Brittany
Farrah Fawcett ... Mrs. Crowley
Ruperto Vanderpool Ruperto Vanderpool ... Wheezer
Frankie Faison ... Jojo Andersen
Vincent Pastore ... Poo Salesman
Kevin Phillips ... Jamal Washington
Reg E. Cathey ... Frank Washington
Rita Owens Rita Owens ... Nettie Washington
Gerry Bamman ... Butler
Carl Wright ... Grandpa
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Storyline

When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque at his place -- just like the ones his family used to have. But when you have new and old friends, family, agents, and product reps in the same house, things are bound to get crazy. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

This summer, get your grill on!

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for drug content, sexual references and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 September 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Barbecue Party See more »

Filming Locations:

Bernardsvile, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,600,000, 5 September 2004

Gross USA:

$11,814,019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,009,070
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Last cinema film of Farrah Fawcett. See more »

Goofs

When Todd and Jamal go to the basketball court to play he is wearing light blue pants which he removes to play. When playing he has on shorts which he is wearing as they exit but in the outside shot of them leaving he is once again wearing the pants. See more »

Quotes

Security Guard: Do you know Marquis Fontaineau?
Little Dee: Light skin with good hair, yeah I know thim.
Little Dee's Baby: You know my daddy!
Security Guard: Aw hell no!
Little Dee: Let's roll.
[drives off]
Security Guard: [calls Marquis Fontaineau on her cell phone] Marquis, I thought you said you didn't know Little Dee. I met her. I seen her. I seen your damm baby.
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Connections

Referenced in The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Mr. Big Stuff
Performed by Jean Knight
Written by Joseph Broussard / Carrol Washington / Ralph Williams
Courtesy of Fantasy Inc. / Malaco Music Group
Published by Caroljo Music, Inc. (BMI)/Malaco Music Group (BMI)
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One of the most terrible movies I have ever seen
23 January 2005 | by coldxdereixSee all my reviews

I can't believe anyone financed this garbage. I feel bad that money went towards this movie and not something else worth while. Everyone person in this movie has tainted their careers by being in this pile of crap. And now I'm going to right random letters to fill the comment paragraph. Whoever wrote this movie should be ashamed, this is by far the stupidest movie I've ever seen. Freddy Got Fingered is horrible, but at least I laughed when i watched it. This is bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad Do not waste your time with this movie


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