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Foolish [DVD] [1999]

Release Date:08/14/2001
Dave Meyers directs Master P and Eddie Griffin in the comedy Foolish, which comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. The closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. English subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by the director, deleted scenes, the theatrical trailer, and production notes. This is a solid release from Artisan.

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    Special Features

    • 16:9 full-screen version
    • 5.1 Dolby Digital audio
    • Director's commentary
    • Digitally mastered
    • Interactive menus
    • Scene access
    • Deleted standup routines
    • Theatrical trailer
    • Production notes
    • Cast & crew information


    Rap music star and No Limit Records boss Master P, after a series of successful straight-to-video features and one theatrical release, I Got The Hook-Up, made a bid for wider big-screen success with Foolish, which teamed him with comedian Eddie Griffin. "Fifty Dollah" Waise (Master P) is involved in a crime ring that earns him good money but worries his grandmother (Marla Gibbs), who dotes on him and encourages him to follow a more righteous path. Fifty Dollah's brother "Foolish" (Eddie Griffin) is an aspiring comedian, but his inability to get his career going convinces his older sibling he's wasting his talents. While Fifty Dollah tries to get his own life in order and give Foolish the push he needs, he also has to deal with a sudden conflict with criminal leader Eldorado Ron (Andrew Dice Clay) and a painful romantic triangle when he and Foolish fall for the same woman (Amy Petersen). In addition to music from Master P and a host of other No Limit artists, Foolish features an original score by former Prince associates Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman. Master P also wrote the film's screenplay. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Eddie Griffin
      Eddie Griffin - Miles "Foolish" Waise
    • Master P
      Master P - Quentin "Fifty Dollah" Waise
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      Amy Petersen - Desiree
    • Frank Sivero
      Frank Sivero - Giovanni
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      Daphnee Lynn Duplaix - Charisse

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