Woo (1998)



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Movie Info

Daisy von Scherler Mayer (Madeline, Party Girl) directed this comedy, scripted by David C. Johnson (D.R.O.P. Squad), following the trajectory of a mismatched couple throughout the evening of a blind date in New York (but mostly filmed in Toronto). Extrovert Darlene "Woo" Bates (Jada Pinkett Smith of Scream 2) is one woman who's not afraid to take what she wants, and she has a notorious knack for turning men into mush. When Woo's psychic friend Celestrial (Girlina) predicts that the man of her … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language, sex)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Directed By: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Written By: David Johnson, David C. Johnson
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 13, 2004
New Line Home Entertainment


as Celestrial

as Darryl

as Frankie

as Fiancee

as Cabbie

as Sister at Concert

as Stunning Woman

as Voluptuous Woman

as Alluring Woman

as Violin Player

as Waiter #1

as Maitre d'

as Delivery Biker

as Latina Woman

as Roger Smith

as Bartender

as Officer #1

as Officer #2

as Barry the Bouncer

as Sticky Fingas

as Big Brother #2

as West Indian Brother

as Salsa Band Member

as Salsa Band Member

as Salsa Band Member

as Salsa Band Member

as Ricardo/Salsa Dancer

as Fine Sister at Resta...

as Fine Sister's Date

as Waiter with Pasta

as Waiter with Flambee

as Construction Guy

as Disco Girl #1

as Disco Girl #2

as Delivery Biker #2

as Door Person

as Doorman

as Salsa Party Photogra...
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Critic Reviews for Woo

All Critics (40) | Top Critics (16)

Pinkett Smith, who was so good in her supporting role in The Nutty Professor, is here little more than a mannequin for skimpy clothes.

Full Review… | July 26, 2014
Chicago Tribune
Top Critic

A romantic comedy that strains for the screwball heights of Bringing Up Baby but mainly seems unfunny and unpleasant.

Full Review… | July 26, 2014
New York Daily News
Top Critic

Woo disappoints on so many levels, lacking in wit and intelligence, characters with any sense of dimension and a coherent story line.

Full Review… | July 26, 2014
Seattle Times
Top Critic

A painfully graceless comedy that reworks After Midnight, Blind Date and Booty Call into something monstrous and untoward.

Full Review… | July 26, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

The whole thing is rude and pathetic, more like a lengthy episode of a bad sitcom than a movie, chock full of the kind of sexual innuendoes that are guaranteed to please horny eighth-graders or people who laugh at those Playboy party jokes.

Full Review… | July 26, 2014
Top Critic

This Manhattan-based romantic comedy might be fun if it didn't hit you over the head with a sledgehammer every few minutes.

Full Review… | February 8, 2012
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Woo

terrible, one of the worst films of all time

danny d

Super Reviewer

Crazy funny!

Leo L

Super Reviewer

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