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Strictly Business (1991)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 8 November 1991 (USA)
Two black friends, one of lighter skin complexion than the other, try to use each other to improve their social and professional positions.

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Waymon
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Diedre (as Anne Marie Johnson)
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David
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Drake
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Monroe (as Sam Jackson)
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Natalie
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Millicent
Paul Butler ...
Leroy Halloran
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Roland Halloran
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Larry
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Sheila
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Gary
Ira Wheeler ...
Mr. Atwell
Sarah Stavrou ...
Karen
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Storyline

Fun-loving Bobby is a mail boy in a big firm, but he has a trump card, his best friend Waymon, a "white" African-American who is almost a partner in the firm. They make a deal: Waymon will try to move Bobby to the trainee broker programme if he will help him meet Natalie, the girl of his dreams. There's only one problem, everyone will have to change... Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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A comedy about a kid who goes from the mailroom to the boardroom by improving relations between a mover & a shaker.

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Comedy | Romance

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8 November 1991 (USA)  »

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Go Natalie!  »

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$7,683,267
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Trivia

Tommy Davidson, Anne-Marie Johnson, and Kim Coles all were cast members of In Living Color (1990). See more »

Quotes

Bobby Johnson: You know what, G? You are straight-up whiter than the *whitest* white man!
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References Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) See more »

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Lock It
Performed by Rare Essence
Written by Byron Jackson, Donnell Floyd, James Funk, Michael Neal
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Fun movie.
30 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

Good clean movie with a message. They don't make them like this anymore. This movie reminds me of a later movie Mo Money!, though more for comedy with the Wayman brothers still clean and fun to watch. I gave this movie a 10 for entertainment value.


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