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Next Friday (2000)

R | | Comedy | 12 January 2000 (USA)
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Uncle Elroy and Day Day owe money on taxes so Craig finds a way to steal from the next door neighbors to pay off the taxes so Uncle Elroy's house doesn't get put up for auction.

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Steve Carr

Writers:

Ice Cube (characters), DJ Pooh (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ice Cube ... Craig Jones
Mike Epps ... Day-Day
Justin Pierce ... Roach
John Witherspoon ... Mr. Jones
Don 'D.C.' Curry ... Uncle Elroy
Jacob Vargas ... Joker
Lobo Sebastian ... Lil Joker
Rolando Molina ... Baby Joker
Lisa Rodríguez Lisa Rodríguez ... Karla (as Lisa Rodriguez)
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister ... Deebo (as Tommy 'Tiny' Lister Jr.)
Kym Whitley ... Suga (as Kym E. Whitley)
Amy Hill ... Mrs. Ho-Kym
Tamala Jones ... D'wana
The Lady of Rage ... Baby D' (as Robin Allen)
Carmen Serano ... Girl #1
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Storyline

Debo has escaped from prison and is looking to get revenge on Craig. So Craig's dad takes him to Rancho Cucamonga to hide out with his Uncle Elroy and cousin Day-Day, who moved to the suburbs after winning the lottery. But once he gets there, Craig and Day-Day have a set of suburban misadventures that make his South Central experiences look tame. Written by <jgp3553@excite.com>

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Taglines:

the suburbs make the hood look good

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language, drug use and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

12 January 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Friday 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,465,156, 16 January 2000

Gross USA:

$57,328,603

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,827,328
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

According to an earlier script, Michael Jordan was originally going to be in the gas station bathroom instead of Stanley. See more »

Goofs

Right before Craig punches Little Joker in the face when Day Day's father is on the ground hurting there is a crew member standing in the shed. When it shows the shed again he is gone. See more »

Quotes

Tyrone: [Deebo wants Tyrone to call the Food Stand Cashier and tell him to tell Mr. Jones that Craig is "in trouble"] Hello? I have an urgent message for a nigga named Mr. Willy Jones...
Food Stand Cashier: Nigga who?
Tyrone: [Deebo slaps Tyrone over the head] Ow, I mean, I have an urgent message for a Mr. William Jones.
Food Stand Cashier: Urgent message?
Tyrone: Yeah, tell him, "Craig's in trouble, come quick."
Food Stand Cashier: Craig who? Who is this?
Tyrone: Tell him you could just...
[begins to sing]
Tyrone: call on Tyrone...
Tyrone: [Deebo slaps him over the head again] Ow! Tell him it's a friend...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

As the main titles form out of smoke, Ice Cube and DJ Pooh comment on them. See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD edition uses stills from a cut scene from the film (of Stanley and an unnamed woman, meeting at Rancho Cucamonga with a relator, who was credited for appearing in the movie, despite not being in the final cut) during its menus. Yet, this scene is not included on the disc in any form other than those still pictures. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Where's the Money (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

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Written by Teddy Bishop (as T. Bishop) and J. Austin
Performed by Toni Estes
Produced by Teddy Bishop for Groove Factor Productions, Inc./Noontime Productions
Courtesy of Priority Records
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User Reviews

Hope the crackakillers pay well, or its back to the ghetto you go!
19 June 2000 | by SpackerMattSee all my reviews

First off: Why is Craig smoking? Why is Craig pimping? Why is Craig beating up Pinky? Where are the good Female Characters? Where is Smokey? Where is F. Gary Gray? Why is Craig's dad poop gag (good in the first one) so played out? Why is Baby D a rip-off of Felicia? Why is day-day's gf a rip-off of Craig's gf in Friday? Why is the soundtrack not as good as the first one? Why, in spite of all this, it's still funny!!!! If you haven't seen/don't like Friday, check it out. It's cliched (fat girl, crazy white guys, crazy mexican guys) but it's pretty good. 7/10


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