The cookout [videorecording] / Lions Gate Films presents a Flavor Unit Films production in association with Lions Gate Films
DVDs | distributed by Lions Gate Home Entertainment | 2005 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD C COMEDY)
Santa Monica, CA : distributed by Lions Gate Home Entertainment, .
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 2.0 surround.
In English, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Ja Rule, Tim Meadows, Jenifer Lewis, Storm P, Meagan Good, Jonathan Silverman, Farrah Fawcett, Ruperto Vanderpool, Frankie Faison, Vincent Pastore, Kevin L. Phillips, Gerry Bamman, Eve, Danny Glover, Queen Latifah.
Producers, Queen Latifah, Shakim Compere, Darryl "Latee" French ; screenplay, Laurie B. Turner & Ramsey Gbelawoe & Jeffrey Brian Holmes ; director, Lance Rivera ; director of photography, Tom Houghton ; editors, Jeff McEvoy, Patricia Bowers ; music, Camara Kambon ; costume designer, Misa Hylton-Brim ; production designer, Anne Stuhler.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Based on a story by Queen Latifah & Shakim Compere & Darryl "Latee" French.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for drug content, sexual references and language.
Todd Anderson's life changes overnight when he signs a $30 million contract with the NBA. Determined not to forget where he's from, he throws a cookout for his family and friends from the hood - in his new neighborhood. As old and new friends arrive, a series of mix-ups occur - and things are about to get a little on the wild side.
Special features: recipe for 'The cookout' featurette: behind-the-scenes flava with the cast; deleted scenes; "Street ballin'" featurette: behind-the-scenes on the neighbor "hood" court; outtakes/bloopers; music montages; 'Gold diggers' featurette: actors discuss the grubbers and hangers-on; family commentaries with Jenifer Lewis and Storm P; 'What is a good cookout?' featurette: the cast share their simple steps to a cookout.
MW, 1-05; 6-06(rpl); 4-09(rpl); 1-10(rpl)
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