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The Honeymooners

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Cedric the Entertainer, The Honeymooners
The Honeymooners: Jonathan Hession

The Honeymooners

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
90 minutes
Wide Release Date:
06/10/05
performer:
Cedric the Entertainer, Mike Epps, Regina Hall, John Leguizamo, Eric Stoltz, Gabrielle Union
director:
John Schultz
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
Barry Blaustein, Danny Jacobson, Saladin Patterson, Don Rhymer, David Sheffield
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C-

Cedric the Entertainer had never really seen the Jackie Gleason sitcom until after Paramount cast him as Ralph Kramden in the film. ”I remember, as a kid, watching [Gleason’s] variety show, when he had the girls and the cigarettes — big-daddy smooth,” Cedric recalls. He says he didn’t want to impersonate Gleason as much as capture Ralph’s ”disposition,” but he couldn’t rely too heavily on Kramden’s signature To the moon, Alice! ”It’s not politically correct to talk about whopping your wife nowadays,” notes Cedric astutely.