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Bringing Down the House, 2003

Bringing Down the House
Directed by: Adam Shankman
Written by: Jason Filardi
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  105 min
MPAA Rating:  PG-13
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The mood of Bringing Down the House is feel good, humorous, and witty. The plot centers around partners, friendship, and couples. It features a comedy of errors and farce. Bringing Down the House is a comedy, romance, and crime movie. Stylistically, it has a Hollywood tone. In approach, it is realistic. Bringing Down the House takes place, at least partly, in the suburbs. It happens in contemporary times. The movie is known for being a blockbuster and an award winner. Bringing Down the House is especially suggested for a date night. Note that it includes drugs/alcohol.

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Peter Sanderson (Steve Martin) is a divorced workaholic L.A. lawyer trying to forget his ex-wife (Jean... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 15 May 2003
Runtime: 105 min

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Queen Latifah Queen Latifah As Charlene Morton
Steve Martin Steve Martin As Peter Sanderson
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Variety
There are certainly good laughs to be had. But the contrived script and bland direction prevent the film from ever developing a comic life of its own, leaving what fun there is seeming like the foundation to a rumpus room that's never finished.
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A series of outrageous situations and generally manages to walk the thin line between poking fun at racial stereotypes and reinforcing them.
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This is a case of a interesting concept that doesn't really work as a complete movie. Steve Martin and Queen Latifah are generally good actors but in this movie they simply fall flat. This is a movie to skip out on.
29.March.2010 |  by: tj229er
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This wasn't a bad movie. It had some good performances and a few laughs. Then again, this wasn't a great movie, either. There was nothing original about it. Every gag in the film, and the story line itself, is recycled material. Steve Martin was...
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05.May.2009 |  by: w00f
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Way below average
or in less delicate words: this movie sucks.
07.September.2008 |  by: Anita.Hoffman
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