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Foolish (1999)

R
84 min | Comedy, Drama

Eddie Griffin is Miles Waise, a fast rising nightclub comedian. His life is made difficult by his manager, who wants him to sell out for big bucks, and his brother Fifty Dollah, a scheming hood whose dream is to start a comedy club with ...See moreEddie Griffin is Miles Waise, a fast rising nightclub comedian. His life is made difficult by his manager, who wants him to sell out for big bucks, and his brother Fifty Dollah, a scheming hood whose dream is to start a comedy club with Foolish. Written by Anonymous See less
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$ 2,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 2,184,633
Gross (USA)
$ 6,026,908
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Apr 9, 1999 (United States)

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67 cast members
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Eddie Griffin
Miles 'Foolish' Waise Miles 'Foolish' Waise   See fewer
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Master P
Quentin 'Fifty Dollah' Waise Quentin 'Fifty Dollah' Waise   See fewer
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Amie Petersen
Desiree (as Amy Petersen) Desiree (as Amy Petersen)   See fewer
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Frank Sivero
Giovanni Giovanni   See fewer
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Daphne Duplaix
Clarisse (as Daphne Lynn Duplaix) Clarisse (as Daphne Lynn Duplaix)   See fewer
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Jonathan Banks
Numbers Numbers   See fewer
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Andrew Dice Clay
El Dorado Ron El Dorado Ron   See fewer
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Marla Gibbs
Odetta Odetta   See fewer
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Traci Bingham
Simone Simone   See fewer
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Bill Nunn
Jimmy Beck Jimmy Beck   See fewer
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John Marlo
Alabama Brown Alabama Brown   See fewer
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Clifton Powell
Everette Washington Everette Washington   See fewer
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Anthony Johnson
Himself (as AJ Johnson) Himself (as AJ Johnson)   See fewer
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Marqel Lee
Shaun Shaun   See fewer
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Bill Duke
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Nick Meaney
Director (as Nick Meany) Director (as Nick Meany)   See fewer
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Dino Shortie
Card Player Card Player   See fewer
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Loni Kaye Harkless
Miss Ida (as Loni-Kaye Harkless) Miss Ida (as Loni-Kaye Harkless)   See fewer
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Sebastian King
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Thomas Rosales Jr.
Goon (as Tommy Rosales) Goon (as Tommy Rosales)   See fewer
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Linda O'Neil
Nikeeta Nikeeta   See fewer
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Naomi Matsuda
Giovanni's Waitress Giovanni's Waitress   See fewer
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Lawrence Williams Jr.
Heckler #1 Heckler #1   See fewer
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Mia X
Heckler #2 Heckler #2   See fewer
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Earl Carter
Heckler #3 Heckler #3   See fewer
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Leila Arcieri
Marissa Marissa   See fewer
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Essie Humphrey
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
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Rebecca Holden
Rebecca the Waitress Rebecca the Waitress   See fewer
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Tommy Chun
Himself (as Tommy Chunn) Himself (as Tommy Chunn)   See fewer
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Alicia Chavira
Young Desiree Young Desiree   See fewer
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Eddie Griffin Jr.
Young Foolish Young Foolish   See fewer
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Louis Coleman
Young Fifty Young Fifty   See fewer
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Lauren Peltz
Posh Hostess Posh Hostess   See fewer
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Jeff Clanagan
Court Client Court Client   See fewer
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Himself Himself   See fewer
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Ixchelle Marroquin
Bedsheet Girl Bedsheet Girl   See fewer
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Gary Carlos Cervantes
Restaurant Owner (as Carlos Cervantes) Restaurant Owner (as Carlos Cervantes)   See fewer
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Orenda Waters
Flirtatious Woman Flirtatious Woman   See fewer
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Lee Miller
Bouncer #1 Bouncer #1   See fewer
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Mark V. Smith-Sams
Bouncer #2 Bouncer #2   See fewer
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Daryl Brown
Robin Harris (voice) Robin Harris (voice)   See fewer
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Jimmy Keller
Ticket Scalper Ticket Scalper   See fewer
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Derrell Cunegin
Fifty's Venue Patron Fifty's Venue Patron   See fewer
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Atiim Benjamin
Cashier Cashier   See fewer
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White Boy
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Drew Powell
Man Next to White Boy Man Next to White Boy   See fewer
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Dena Cali
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Emmy Collins
Laughing Jesus Laughing Jesus   See fewer
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Cecilie Davis
Pretty girl Pretty girl   See fewer
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Stephanie Raye
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Shaun Ross
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Ed Shifres
Giovanni White Patron Giovanni White Patron   See fewer
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Fred Tatasciore
Sammy Davis (voice) Sammy Davis (voice)   See fewer
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Preacher Preacher   See fewer
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Himself (uncredited) Himself (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brion James
Ruben Reyes, Talent Scout (uncredited) Ruben Reyes, Talent Scout (uncredited)   See fewer
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Baron Jay
Struggling Comedian (uncredited) Struggling Comedian (uncredited)   See fewer
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5 / 10 | 7,194 votes