A Thin Line Between Love and Hate [DVD] [English] [1996]

  • SKU: 3821797
  • Release Date: 11/23/1999
  • Rating: R
  • 4.8 (5)
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Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (5 out of 5)

Special Features

  • Widescreen and full-screen versions of the film
  • Audio commentary by producer George Jackson
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Cast and crew filmographies
  • Interactive menus


A Thin Line Between Love and Hate
Writer-director Martin Lawrence billed this comic drama as his own version of the film Fatal Attraction (1987). Lawrence stars as Darnell, a hopeless male chauvinist. Darnell is a crude-but-smooth talker and lady's man who doesn't take no for an answer. He works for a nightclub called Chocolate City and aspires to be its owner. He trades VIP privileges at the club for favors from women. Though he is an expert at conning women, he sometimes worries about what his childhood sweetheart Mia (Regina King), who is engaged to marry him, thinks of his adventures. When the classy, elegant Brandi (Lynn Whitfield) steps out of a limousine to enter the club, Darnell feels that he's met his ultimate prize. She rejects his come-ons, which only fuels his appetite. He pursues her, showing up with flowers at her real estate office. He finally wins over Brandi, but she becomes obsessed with him, even taking all four wheels off his sports car to ground him from his rounds. Cutting off his engagement to Mia is not enough to satisfy Brandi, who finally administers Darnell's punishment for his misogyny. ~ Michael Betzold, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Martin Lawrence
    Martin Lawrence - Darnell Wright
  • Lynn Whitfield
    Lynn Whitfield - Brandi Web
  • Regina King
    Regina King - Mia
  • Bobby Brown
    Bobby Brown - Tee
  • Della Reese
    Della Reese - Ma Wright

Overall Customer Rating

4.8 (5 Reviews)
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