Dysfunctional Friends

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"There's a thin line between money and friends."
  • NR
  • 2012
  • 1 hr 51 min
  • 5.0  (923)

Dysfunctional Friends is a 2012 comedy-drama film that follows a group of college friends who reunite after their wealthy friend, Boots, passes away, leaving behind a substantial inheritance. The film is directed by Corey Grant and stars Stacey Dash, Wesley Jonathan, Jason Weaver, Reagan Gomez-Preston, Terrell Owens, Stacy Keibler, Datari Turner, and Persia White.

The film opens with the funeral of Boots, a wealthy businessman who made his fortune in the music industry. His estranged friends from college gather at his mansion in Bel Air, California, for the reading of his will. The friends are surprised to learn that they have each been left a sizable sum of money, but there's a catch: they must all spend a week living together in Boots' mansion before they can claim their inheritance.

The group includes Jackson (Wesley Jonathan), a struggling actor; Lisa (Stacey Dash), a successful author and relationship expert; Jamal (Jason Weaver), a successful music producer; Danny (Terrell Owens), a retired NFL player; Alex (Stacy Keibler), a fashion designer; Leah (Reagan Gomez-Preston), a struggling actress; and Sam (Datari Turner), a music executive.

As they settle into the mansion, tensions quickly arise between the friends as they are forced to confront old grudges and resentments. Lisa, who is still bitter about being pursued by Boots in college, clashes with Alex, who had a brief affair with Boots in the past. Jamal, who is struggling to complete a major music deal, lashes out at Danny, who seems more concerned with partying than anything else. And Jackson and Leah, who had a brief romantic history, struggle to admit their lingering feelings for each other.

As the week goes on, the friends begin to bond over shared memories and experiences. They explore the mansion and its many luxuries, play basketball, and even stage an impromptu talent show. Along the way, they discover that Boots had a hidden agenda for bringing them all together: he wanted them to reconcile and find happiness in their lives.

Overall, Dysfunctional Friends is a heartwarming and humorous look at the power of friendship and the importance of letting go of past grievances. The ensemble cast is fantastic, with standout performances from Stacey Dash, Wesley Jonathan, and Jason Weaver. While the film leans heavily on cliches and predictable plot twists, it never loses its charm or its message of hope and forgiveness.

The film was praised for its portrayal of black characters in a positive light, and for its focus on friendship and family values. It has been compared to other ensemble comedies such as The Best Man and The Big Chill, but stands on its own as a unique and entertaining entry in the genre.

In conclusion, if you're looking for a fun and uplifting film about friendship and forgiveness, Dysfunctional Friends is definitely worth a watch. With a great cast, plenty of laughs, and a touching message at its core, it's a film that will leave you feeling warm and fuzzy inside.

Dysfunctional Friends is a 2012 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 51 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.0.

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    5.0  (923)