A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this movie.
Sex, Romance & Nudity
Lots of sexual humor.
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Extremely strong language.
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Never encouraged, but a theme of his stand-up nonetheless
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this film has more coarse language than anything else you are likely to see all year, and anyone who has been offended by his previous acts, from "You So Crazy!" to "Def Comedy Jam," should skip this one. He avoids being sexist or racist himself, and addresses both topics extensively. Interestingly, his only references to drugs and alcohol are commenting on what an ass he made of himself when he had too much of either. To stay in the loop on more movies like this, you can sign up for weekly Family Movie Night emails.
Is It Any Good?
Martin Lawrence is undeniably gifted, and always shines even when his material doesn't; happily, he's better off here than in some of his recent movies. In this one, he just gets a chance to make us laugh rather than having to worry about a plot. The movie title comes from his life being a topic for public discussion and speculation ("Guess what Martin just did, run n' tell dat") and he doesn't hesitate to tell his side of the story. His language, as well as his takes on sex and race, are filthier than all four comics in The Original Kings of Comedy but he's always likeable and relatively unegotistical, making this film a real treat for fans of stand-up comedy.
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