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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
12A
Cast
Shawn Wayans
Marlon Wayans
Frankie Faison
Jaime King
Keenen Ivory Wayans.
Directors
Screenwriters
Shawn Wayans
Marlon Wayans
Andrew McElfresh
Michael Anthony Snowden
Xavier Cook.
Running Time
109 minutes

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White Chicks


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Plot
Two black male FBI agents try to foil a kidnapping plot by going undercover as white, female socialites.


Review
Marlon and Shawn Wayans play floundering FBI partners, redeeming themselves by going unofficially undercover to foil the kidnapping of two spoilt socialite sisters at the event of the season. So they transform themselves, with inevitable romantic, professional and couture complications, from handsome black men into hideous white girls. And all the girls’ peers notice is that Brittany and Tiffany are taller?


If you are unreasonably partial to the comedy stylings of those wacky Brothers Wayans, then God help us, but this ‘Miss Congeniality meets Big Mama in whiteface’ wheeze is not as bad as Scary Movie 2.


It’s shaming to admit, but amid the crude silliness there are a few helpless laughs, like a dance battle of rich bitches when it’s "Triple TKA" (totally time to kick ass).


Verdict
Odds on you know what you're in for, so if you're prepared to shell out your reddies for it, you'll find it amicable enough. But be warned - Damon isn't in this one.


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The gags serve up just enough laughs to make White Chicks an entertaining film. It's worth noting the performances are decent and the characters for the most part - despite the stereotypical Paris Hilton esque personalities - are actually quite interesting. The two funniest things to behold are the dance-off scene and basically anything that contained Terry Crews. Sure, there's a bit of racism and the jokes are a little silly, but I found Crews absolutely hilarious. Some of his delivery was perf... More

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Childishly dumb idiocy

Whilst not totaly dreadful, a few good lines save this from being damned to one-star shame ... More

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Posted by blaud at 09:15, 11 February 2008 | Report This Post


RE: White Chicks

I saw a bit of this in school and I have to say I felt a huge urge to storm out of the classroom. ... More

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White Chicks

This movie rocks!!!! You'll lap this one up if you loved the Scary Movies. ... More

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