Next Friday

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Lazy, dumb, and misogynistic.

R 2000 98 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 10 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Classic film! For the culture indeed.

This is a film that’s for individuals 18+!!! There should not be ratings allowed from kids, especially with intention to harm or tarnish this films rating. Once again, THIS IS NOT A FILM FOR KIDS. It’s clearly a rated movie for adults. All the ratings that are mentioning kids, from parents, are irrelevant to say the least. Ratings from individuals that are under 18 are as well. This is a great film, hands down! If you can’t relate, at least try to understand that this is everyday life in many communities. This film is also pure comedy, each and every series. The work speaks for itself. The cast will forever be legendary! Ice Cube’s a genius, without a doubt. The message in this film seems to be misunderstood, but those who understand - gets it. Without these series (Friday, Next Friday, and Friday After Next) the culture would not be the same. Movies such as these were essential in our community and gave us all motivation to be better than our surroundings.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 17+

Good movie

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Movie Details

  • In theaters: January 12, 2000
  • On DVD or streaming: June 6, 2000
  • Cast: Ice Cube, Justin Pierce, Mike Epps
  • Director: Steve Carr
  • Studio: Warner Bros.
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Run time: 98 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: strong language, drug use and sexual content
  • Last updated: February 3, 2023

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