I Got The Hook-Up (1998)

I Got The Hook-Up (1998)

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Recording star and rapper Master P is the executive producer, screenwriter, and co-star (with A.J. Johnson of The Players Club) of this comedy about two South Central Los Angeles scam artists operating a business in a vacant lot. Working out of their van, Black (Master P) and Blue (Johnson) deal in TV sets and boomboxes, but when a driver mistakenly drops off a cell phone shipment, Black and Blue are ready to dial "C" for cash, bringing in both a local hacker (Anthony Boswell) and sexy Sweet Lorraine (Gretchen Palmer). Business is on the upswing, but then a hood (Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.) has a deal go sour and blames Black and Blue. A phone security man (Frantz Turner) and the FBI are also closing in. Rapper Ice Cube does a cameo.
Rating:
R
Genre:
Comedy , Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Studio:
Priority Films

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Cast

Master P
as Black
Gretchen Palmer
as Sweet Lorraine
Anthony Boswell
as Little Brother
Helen Martin
as Grandmother
John Witherspoon
as Mr. Mimm
Lola Mae
as Mia X
Harrison White
as Tootsie Pop
Ice Cube
as Gun Runner
Frantz Turner
as Dalton
Mia X
as Lola Mae
Richard Keats
as Jim Brady
Joe Estevez
as Lamar Hunt
William Knight
as Agent In Charge
Mack Morris
as Andrew
Corey Miller
as T-Lay Boy No. 1
Edward Smith
as T-Lay Boy No. 2
Michael L. Taylor
as T-Lay Boy No. 3
Pablo Marz
as Hispanic Man
Tangie Ambrose
as Nasty Mouth Carla
Howard Mungo
as Mr. Tucker
Laura Hayes
as Mrs. Tucker
Richard Balin
as Communications Trucker
Ella Mae Evans
as Customer No. 1
Kourtney Locke
as Little Girl
John Wesley
as Minister
Lawrence Williams
as Family Member No. 1
Vercy Carter
as Family Member No. 2
Izetta Karp
as Ms. Rose
Paula Bellamy Franklin
as Old Lady No. 1
Dollie Butler
as Old Lady No. 2
Tommy Chunn
as Dooley
Sacha Kemp
as Woman
Judy Jean Berns
as Customer No. 2
Duffy Rich
as Policeman No. 1
Andrew Shack
as Policeman No. 2
Dana Woods
as Big Daddy
Will Gill Jr.
as Black Lamar
Jerry Dixon
as Black Jim
Daniel Garcia
as Lorraine's Lover
Michael D. Harris
as Homeless Man
Sheryl Underwood
as Bad Mouth Bessie
Maryam Beigi
as Topless Performer
Shantele Blackmon
as Topless Performer
Stacia Gardner
as Topless Performer
Ursula Houstin
as Topless Performer
Lori Morrissen
as Topless Performer
Dora Riestra
as Topless Performer
Shayna Ryan
as Topless Performer
Tina White
as Topless Performer
Daryl Anderson
as Bar Patron
T. David Binns
as Bar Patron
Joshua Chew
as Bar Patron
Rico Crowder
as Bar Patron
Rasheed H. Hogan
as Bar Patron
Lawrence Johnson
as Bar Patron
Desmond Mapp
as Bar Patron
Greg Mapp
as Bar Patron
Billy Moore
as Bar Patron
Bobby J. Sardie Jr.
as Bar Patron
David Weiner
as Bar Patron
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Critic Reviews for I Got The Hook-Up

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (2)

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Full Review… | March 25, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

A waste of time.

December 31, 1999
Film.com
Top Critic

Slipshod storytelling, junior high-level acting and direction that resembles Aunt Gertrude's home movies.

December 31, 1999
USA Today
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August 27, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

Audience Reviews for I Got The Hook-Up

½

When I went to see this movie I was hesitant, but it actually turned out to be really funny. I felt like i was watching the real sequel to "Friday". The movie is quirky and hilarious. There are a lot of notable actors many from "Friday" the others are rappers off of Master P's No Limit label. Ice Cube has a cameo where he sells a stolen car to AJ Johnson. If you liked "Friday" and have got nothing against Master P I recommend this movie. Believe me you will be laughing...

Brandan W
Brandan W

Racist, puerile, pointless and completely irredeemable. For what it's worth, this is one of those funny bad movies that a group can watch and feel some of the same film-mocking fun of MST3K.

Caleb McCandless
Caleb McCandless

Crazy funny!

Leo L
Leo L

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