Pootie Tang

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"Too cool for words."
  • PG-13
  • 2001
  • 1 hr 21 min
  • 5.3  (14,992)
  • 31

Pootie Tang is a 2001 American comedy film that was written and directed by Louis C.K. The movie is loosely based on a character that originated from The Chris Rock Show. The main character, Pootie Tang, is a crime-fighting superhero, who is adored by the people of his community. The film stars Chris Rock, Lance Crouther, and J.B. Smoove along with a host of other famous actors.

The movie begins with the narration of an elder, who talks about the legendary story of Pootie Tang. Pootie Tang (Lance Crouther) is a cool, stylish and suave man who is very popular in his community. He spends his time singing, dancing and fighting crime. Despite his fame and popularity, Pootie Tang is a humble and down to earth man who always looks to help people in need.

The film follows Pootie Tang as he battles the forces of evil and corruption in his community. His arch-nemesis is an evil businessman named Dick Lecter (Robert Vaughn), who has taken over the local radio station, and is using it to promote an unhealthy lifestyle to the people of his community. Pootie Tang, with his unique style and fighting skills, decides to take on Dick Lecter and put an end to his evil plan.

Throughout the movie, Pootie Tang is always seen wearing his signature worn-out leather suit, a wide-brimmed hat, and a belt made of karate belts. He also speaks in a language that only a select few can understand. His unique style quickly establishes him as an icon in his community, with people all around town trying to emulate his smooth style and catchy phrases.

Along with Pootie Tang, there are a number of other memorable characters in the film. One of these characters is Dirty Dee (Reg E. Cathey), who is one of Pootie Tang's arch-nemeses. Dirty Dee is a rival musician who is constantly trying to one-up Pootie Tang. He is seen throughout the film trying to steal Pootie Tang's women and take away his fame and popularity.

Another character that stands out is Biggie Shorty (Wanda Sykes), who is Pootie Tang's best friend and confidant. Biggie Shorty is a no-nonsense woman who is always there to support Pootie Tang in his times of need. She is also a fierce fighter and helps Pootie Tang take on his enemies throughout the film.

The film is filled with an array of exaggerated characters and over-the-top comedy. There are numerous action scenes that are filled with outrageous stunts and hilarious dialogue. The movie also tackles serious issues such as the dangers of drugs and the importance of staying true to oneself.

The music in Pootie Tang is one of the highlights of the film, with a soundtrack featuring a mix of funk, soul, and hip-hop music. The film features several musical sequences, with Pootie Tang performing his signature songs and dances.

In conclusion, Pootie Tang is a hilarious and entertaining film that showcases Chris Rock's comedic talents. The movie is a must-see for fans of over-the-top comedy and action films. With memorable characters, outrageous plotlines, and infectious music, Pootie Tang is a film that is sure to make you laugh and leave you feeling good.

Pootie Tang is a 2001 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 21 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.3 and a MetaScore of 31.

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    5.3  (14,992)
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