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First Sunday

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Tony Rivetti Jr.

First Sunday

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
Wide Release Date:
01/11/08
performer:
Ice Cube, Tracy Morgan, Katt Williams, Loretta Devine, Regina Hall
director:
David E. Talbert
distributor:
Screen Gems Inc.
author:
David E. Talbert
genre:
Comedy, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a C

Like Cheech & Chong minus the weed, Ice Cube and Tracy Morgan play a couple of broke Baltimore dim bulbs who run afoul of a posse of Jamaican gangsters, then hatch a desperate scheme to stick up a local church to get out of hock in First Sunday. Naturally, their gospel-spouting hostages (including Loretta Devine and stand-up comic Katt Williams) make the two screwups eventually see the light. If Tyler Perry ever wanted to turn Dog Day Afternoon into a treacly after-school special, it would probably end up looking a lot like this. C