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Undercover brother

Author: Brian GrazerMichael JenkinsonDamon LeeJohn RidleyMichael McCullersAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures, [2003], ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Collector's ed. ; Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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Undercover Brother uses gadgets and disguises to steal from the rich and give to the poor. His activities are discovered by the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., a spy organization devoted to subverting The Man and his henchman, Mr. Feather, who use their power over the media to demean black people and destroy racial unity. The spy organization is run by The Chief. When a popular black political figure calls a press  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Grazer; Michael Jenkinson; Damon Lee; John Ridley; Michael McCullers; Malcolm D Lee; Eddie Griffin; Chris Kattan; Denise Richards; Dave Chappelle; Aunjanue Ellis; Chi McBride; Neil Patrick Harris; Jack Noseworthy; Billy Dee Williams; Tom Priestley, Jr.; William Kerr; Stanley Clarke; Danielle Hollowell; William Elliott; Universal Pictures (Firm); Image Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0783274416 9780783274416
OCLC Number: 51099113
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the internet series created by John Ridley.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: outrageous alternate ending; hilarious blooper reel; original short films which inspired the making of the movie; deleted scenes; Snoop Dogg music video "Undercova funk (give up the funk)"; special spotlight on loacation showing the "making of 'Undercover brother'"; hilarious commentary from Eddie Griffin and director Malcolm Lee; original theatrical trailer; special DVD-ROM interactive games "Cadillac drive", "Jive" and "Afro attack."
Credits: Director of photography, Tom Priestley ; editor, William Kerr ; original music, Stanley Clarke ; costume designer, Danielle Hollowell ; production designer, William Elliott.
Cast: Eddie Griffin, Chris Kattan, Denise Richards, Dave Chappelle, Aunjanue Ellis, Chi McBride, Neil Patrick Harris, Jack Noseworthy, Bille Dee Williams.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for language, sexual humor, drug content and campy violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, stereo., surround, Region 1 encoding.
Contents: Special features: Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) --
Alternate ending --
Blooper reel --
Original short films which inspired the making of the movie --
Deleted scenes --
Snoop Dogg music video "Undercova funk (Give up the funk)" --
Welcome to the Brotherhood The "Making of Undercover Brother" --
Commentaries from Eddie Griffin and director Malcolm D. Lee --
Language: English dts 5.1 surround ; English 5.1 surround ; French 5.1 surround --
Subtitles: English, Spanish --
DVD-ROM features.
Responsibility: Universal Pictures and Image Entertainment present a Malcolm D. Lee film ; producers, Brian Grazer, Michael Jenkinson, Damon Lee ; screenplay writers, John Ridley, Michael McCullers ; director, Malcolm D. Lee.

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Undercover Brother uses gadgets and disguises to steal from the rich and give to the poor. His activities are discovered by the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., a spy organization devoted to subverting The Man and his henchman, Mr. Feather, who use their power over the media to demean black people and destroy racial unity. The spy organization is run by The Chief. When a popular black political figure calls a press conference, presumably to announce his presidential candidacy, he instead announces that he's opening a chain of fried chicken restaurants. The agency rightly suspects foul play.

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