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The Cookout (2004)

PG-13
97 min | Comedy

Todd Anderson's life changes overnight when he signs a $30 million contract with the NBA. Determined not to forget who he is and where he's from, he throws a cookout for his family and friends from the hood, in his new neighborhood.
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Writers
Queen Latifah (story) | Shakim Compere (story) | Darryl French (story) (as Darryl 'Latee' French) | Laurie B. Turner (screenplay) & 2 more
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Leah Daniels Butler (as Leah Daniels-Butler)
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Release date
Sep 3, 2004 (United States)

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3.7 / 10 | 2,707 votes