How to Be a Player


How to Be a Player

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When it comes to loving women, Drayton Jackson (Bill Bellamy) is a real player, at least when his girlfriend Lisa (Lark Voorhies) isn't around. He is assisted in his quest for more girls by his buddies Kilo (Jermaine "Big Hugg" Hopkins) and Spootie (A.J. Johnson) and by his love-lorn cousin David (Pierre Edwards). Appalled, but somewhat fascinated by her brother's secret avocation, Dray's sister Jenny (Natalie Desselle) and her sweet girlfriend Katrina (Mari Morrow) decide to study his life-style for their anthropology class. They also start trying to scam him into cleaning up his act by tricking him into attending a special party in Malibu. A low-brow sex comedy aimed at young black audiences.

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Critic Reviews for How to Be a Player

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

  • I watched the whole movie and am still not a "player." Therefore the film is a failure. Plus it's also pretty awful.

    Jul 26, 2002 | Rating: 1.5/5
  • Riddled with misogyny, glorifying slovenliness and brutish behavior, Def Jam's How to Be a Player doesn't even begin to come up with the nasty laughs of a Booty Call or Sprung.

    Jan 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for How to Be a Player

  • Dec 24, 2008
    this movie is real lame the only parts ilike in this movie the scenes with the late great Bernie Mac in them
    khalvic b Super Reviewer
  • Dec 09, 2007
    the ending is ridiculous. but the movie is funny. the women in this are really stupid though.
    Vincent T Super Reviewer

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