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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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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 Strikes 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

Gross USA:

$9,832,166

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,832,166
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

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

Hold On Me
Written by M. Jordan, N. Wilson and B. McKnight
Performed by Niomisha Featuring Blue
Courtesy of Lithium Entertainment
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A very funny, raunchy film about a guy trying to stay out of prison after getting his "3 Strikes."
10 March 2000 | by ram7764See all my reviews

A hilarious movie, full of sexual themes and innuendo. The movie is centered around a community of African-Americans in LA, one of whom has been arrested for felonies twice, one away from a long jail term. Unfortunately, he gets picked up from jail by his "friend" in a stolen car. The strikes keep piling up! It's nothing that you wouldn't expect from a film of this kind. Just something to see on a Friday night.


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