- 1 hr 31 min
B.A.P.S. is a comedic film starring Halle Berry and Natalie Desselle-Reid. Halle and Natalie play Nisi and Mickey, two women working hard as a waitresses. Nisi and Mickey dream of a better future for themselves and they want to open their own business. Their desire to make a place that is part hair salon and part soul food restaurant. The girls then head to Los Angeles to figure out ways to break into the entertainment business in order to raise money for their businesses. They try out for a music video but they have are unsuccessful. However, the director of the music video has another job for them. The director is the nephew of Mr. Blakemore, a wealthy old man living in Beverly Hills. Mr. Blakemore used to be in love with Lily, who was the family's housekeeper. Lily was black and Mr. Blakemore is white which means the couple was not allowed to be together. The nephew wants Nisi to pretend to be Lily's granddaughter which she agrees to do. Mr. Blakemore is so happy and he believes that Nisi is Lily's granddaughter. His zest for life returns and he happily spoils Nisi and Mickey, teaching them how to be so-called "Black American Princesses". The man's butler is not happy with the girls' presence at first but he eventually relents when he sees the positive effect that they are having on the millionaire. The girls begin to dress well and lose their tackiness. However, things are not all perfect in their new-found Beverly Hills life. The millionaire is at the center of a plot of people trying to scam him out of his money. It turns out the millionaire is terminally ill and people are trying to scam their way into his will. The girls end up saving him from the bad men and he leaves his money to them.