The film


This is a South Central based, Los Angeles, comedy with a strong hip-hop soundtrack features Craig (Ice Cube who also played in "Boyz in the Hood," "Are We There Yet?"), who manages to get fired on his day off (though he claims it's through no fault of his own) and spends the day hanging out with his buddy Smokey (Chris Tucker who played in "Rush Hour" franchise, "The Fifth Element") and trying to avoid his father (John Witherspoon who played in "Boomerang," "Little Man" ), who wants him to find another job immediately. Smokey (whose name might have something to do with his tremendous fondness for marijuana) has even more serious of a problem; he was given $200 worth of weed to sell by Big Worm (Faizon Love who played in "Elf," "Who's Your Caddy?"), but he ended up smoking it instead, and if he can't come up with the money by the end of the day, he'll be in a world of hurt and will put Craig in the same place just for being his friend..


A new generation of black talent (director Gray, actors Chris Tucker and Ice Cube) bring verve to this much welcome comedic view of street life in South Central after mostly crime and drug pictures set there.

Emanuel Levy

Really funny, filmed great, with a lot of heart to it.

Justin Brown from medium popcorn

This is a ruder, cruder version of the hip-hop movie House Party, and it offers a fascinating glimpse at the way street life enters the pop culture.

Caryn James from the New York Times