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Starring: Lisa Kudrow & Damon Wayans Director: Richard Benjamin  Rated: R: Restricted
Uptown Gets Down.
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  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 23 minutes
  • Video: Color
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  • Originally Released: 2003
  • Label: Paramount Catalog
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Subtitles - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

Entertainment Weekly - 09/05/2003
"...Think of it as the campy cousin of a Christopher Guest parody..."
New York Times - 08/23/2003
"...Damon Wayans twinkles with goofy good humor in the role of Dr. S...."

Product Description:

When notorious gangsta rapper Dr. S. (Damon Wayans) releases a controversial new CD, straightlaced senator Mary Ellen Sprinkle (Christine Baranski) calls for a boycott of his record label. Much to upstanding citizen and media mogul Ben Feld's (Richard Benjamin) chagrin and surprise, he owns the label, a shock that sends him straight to the hospital. Determined to help out her ailing father, stereotypical Jewish American Princess and Manhattan socialite Marci Feld (Lisa Kudrow) takes matter into her own hands and tries to clean up Dr. S.' act in hopes of fielding an apology from the hardcore rapper. Marci raps about fashion, takes the fast-talking ladies man to charity events where he woos her friends and other high society ladies, and wins over the attendees at his nightclub with interpretive dance. Along the way, this unlikely couple falls in love despite valiant attempts by Dr. S.' girlfriend, Yolanda (Paula Garc├ęs), to keep her man. Wayans' over-the-top wardrobe by itself is enough to garner a chuckle. Star Richard Benjamin (MY FAVORITE YEAR, MERMAIDS) also directed this satirical look at rap, race relationships, and politics, which features original songs by Marc Shaiman (composer for HAIRSPRAY) and Mervyn Warren.

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New York City | Parody | Pop Stars | Race Relations | Rap Artists | Rap Music | Satire | Theatrical Release

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