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B.A.P.S. (1997)

B.A.P.S. (1997)

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Two waitresses from Decateur, Georgia hit Tinseltown in hopes of fulfilling their dream of opening a restaurant/beauty salon and instead become close friends with an ailing and lonely millionaire who takes them shopping and teaches them social graces. They in turn restore his will to live.

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Cast

Martin Landau
as Mr. Blakemore
Luigi Amodeo
as Antonio
Pierre
as Ali
Bernie Mac
as Mr. Johnson
Faizon Love
as Tiger J
Darrow Igus
as Bartender
Debra Wilson
as Flight Attendant
Robin Van Sharner
as Airline Passenger
Jessica Page
as Audition Dancer
Alex Thomas
as Music Store Salesman
Eric Poppick
as Vincent
Heavy D
as Himself
LL Cool J
as Himself
Leon
as Himself
Robin VanSharner
as Airline Passenger
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Critic Reviews for B.A.P.S.

All Critics (31) | Top Critics (11)

t's a celebration of bonds that are thicker than blood and demonstrates above all that fame-and-fortune fantasies can blur divisions of race and class as persuasively as they can exaggerate them.

July 21, 2009 | Full Review…

Formulaic and distastefully fake, Townsend's modern fairy tale unsuccessfuly tries to combine the premise of Pretty Woman with the formats of the fish-out-of-water and culture-collision.

April 26, 2006 | Rating: D
Top Critic

You can see how the black, modern-day Pygmalion-type story could work, just, but not with this heap of cabbage leaves for a script, and not with such desperately goofy acting from Berry and Desselle.

January 26, 2006 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's good for a half-hour of humor before the fun starts to dissolve.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/5

Paying movie-goers deserve more, especially from someone who has previously shown signs of genuine comic aptitude.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

They both do good work, but it's Desselle who steals the film and grabs the major laughs.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for B.A.P.S.

Worst picture I have ever seen in my life. These aren't ladies these are embarressing caracitures. Anyone who enjoyed this heep DO NOT be my friend.

Brian R
Brian R

Super Reviewer

Not one of Halle's best, but the comedy was cute and enjoyable. :)

Donna Dawson
Donna Dawson

Super Reviewer

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