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Next Friday

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Next Friday

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
92 minutes
Wide Release Date:
01/12/00
performer:
Mike Epps, Ice Cube, Don D.C. Curry, Tamala Jones, Tiny Lister, John Witherspoon
director:
Steve Carr
distributor:
New Line Cinema
author:
5389
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C-

Next Friday, the anemic sequel to 1995’s ghetto-stoner hit, finds Craig exiled to the ‘burbs after his bloodthirsty nemesis busts out of jail. Among the missing elements from the first Friday: costar Chris Tucker, director F. Gary Gray, any redeemable female characters, and above all else, the good-natured goofiness that carried the original. C-

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