[after his parents have left, thinking he is ill] "They bought it. Incredible! One of the worst performances of my…
If they get caught it's all over. If they don't, it's just the beginning!
Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid doesn't know that three of the thugs at school has decided to give him a lesson in behaviour
I was not a fan of rap and definitely not a fan of Kid n Play back in 1990. I avoided all them flicks like the plague but always felt curious about them. I grew up with them and even fell victim to some of the fashion clothes displayed here. Gave it a chance and to my surprise it actually was very funny and had a nice playful and raunchy tone. Gotta love those new jack swing dance moves!
"I gotta get this fan fixed. It's so hot in here, I could'a sworn I saw the Devil sittin' in the living room".
This movie was huge for me back in the day, I was surprised to find that I can still quote the shit out of it. Originally written for DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, but thankfully the job went to a couple of Salt-n-Pepa back up dancers. Kid N' Play bring the fun, sure they're not the greatest actors, or rappers for that matter, but they certainly make up for it with energy. Robin Harris, for me, steals the show though as the Dolomite! loving Pop. It was his last film role and in the few scenes he's given he manages to put in a rather rounded performance, be it schooling his wayward son, facing down the law or just sitting at home complaining about the damn heat.
It's so bizarre when Kid raps about how he doesn't want to get raped by a bunch of dudes because he's not gay.
I actually went out and bought a pair of dungarees after watching this. I was young and impressionable. So sue me.
"You're my man, 50 grand and all that..."
The tone and characters in American Pie never grabbed me. There's an extreme amount of anal retentiveness in most aspects of that movie. "Sexual repression breeds violence."
House Party, on the other hand, I relate to. Relaxed, fun, positive. Starting the night by waiting at your friend's house for them to get their shit together. With their family. Ending the night by dropping evey one off one by one. Freestyle rap battles in between. That's all me.
Fun movie. Old school. Entertaining. I wish there were more films like this in black 90s cinema. Shit just went the other way; deadly serious and real. We needed more of these R-rated fun romps. Definitely influential on the one-night, party sub genre.
Did not see in its entirety
7.6/10 - Mr Pink
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Look all I'm saying is if you were born after the year 1986 and I walk up to you and start the Kid n' Play dance and you don't AUTOMATICALLY begin to complete the routine with me then not only can we not be friends I'm going to take it upon myself to slander your entire career because you have proven to be fake as fuck.
Stone cold classic!!
A great definition of what I like to see in a film.
It's got heart, an identity, fun, smart satire, great characters, good writing, and a plot which completely understands itself and the demographic.
I just love watching films like this. Just breezy, great fun, and I can hardly ask for a better time.
The acting is surprisingly superb. No weak links at all. I went to go look at the filmography of the father actor because he killed it here, and I was sad to see that he died the same year this was released, and his only other notable acting credit was 'Do the Right Thing'. It's a shame that he didn't get a chance to be in…
Was a fun film with a little bit of comedy about a young man (Kid) gets into a fight at school. His dad grounds him and he is unable to go to his friend (Plays) party. Kid sneaks out of the house to go to the party, but he doesn't know that the thugs that he fought at school were looking for him to teach him a lesson.
fun, fun movie.... follow the drip follow the drip
A lot of sugar in that kool-aid.
I'm gonna try this
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