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Hair Show (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 15 October 2004 (USA)
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Peaches, a hair stylist from Baltimore, and her estranged sister, Angela, the owner of an upscale salon in Beverly Hills, get reacquainted when Peaches decides to attend a celebration for ... See full summary »

Director:

Leslie Small

Writers:

Andrea Allen-Wiley (as Andrea Wiley), Sherri A. McGee | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mo'Nique ... Peaches
Kellita Smith ... Angela
Gina Torres ... Marcella
David Ramsey ... Cliff
Taraji P. Henson ... Tiffany (as Taraji Henson)
Keiko Agena ... Jun Ni
Cee Cee Michaela ... Simone
Joe Torry ... Brian
Andre B. Blake ... Gianni (as André Blake)
Bryce Wilson ... Drake
Vivica A. Fox ... Herself
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister ... Agent Little
Tom Virtue ... Agent Scott
Reagan Gomez-Preston ... Fiona
James Avery ... Seymour Gold
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Storyline

Peaches, a hair stylist from Baltimore, and her estranged sister, Angela, the owner of an upscale salon in Beverly Hills, get reacquainted when Peaches decides to attend a celebration for Angela in LA. The reunion is bittersweet and worsens when Angela finds out that Peaches is on the run from the IRS and has only a few days to pay $50,000 in back taxes. After some hilarious moments and passionate exchanges, the two sisters join forces to fight off a pesky rival salon owner Marcella and save Peaches from her troubles by competing for a lucrative cash prize and bragging rights at the city's annual hair show. BEAUTY SHOP proves that blood and family run thicker than water. Written by UrbanWorks Entertainment

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Taglines:

Beyond The Beauty Shop.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content including dialogue | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beauty Shop See more »

Filming Locations:

Baltimore, Maryland, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$155,349, 17 October 2004

Gross USA:

$305,281

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$305,281
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Originally entitled "Beauty Shop," the title was changed to avoid a clash with Beauty Shop (2005). See more »

Goofs

On Peaches' first day at her sister's salon, she is wearing a white top. She is still wearing only the white shirt when she and Tiffany are watching one of the male stylists escort his female client out the door. In the very next shot after that one, Peaches is suddenly wearing an open burgundy shirt over the white shirt. See more »

Quotes

Jun Ni: If I like a cornrow, I wear cornrow.
Tiffany: The only reason why you wear cornrow is cuz you got a brother on your arm, if you ain't have no brother you wouldn't have no cornrow.
Jun Ni: Brother on my arm, no brother on your arm.
Tiffany: At least I know how to fry chicken!
Jun Ni: I know how to fry chicken!
Tiffany: No you don't know how to fry noodle!
Jun Ni: I do, I can make all things. I make corn on the cob...
Tiffany: No corn on the cob.
Jun Ni: I do! And I make the potatoes and the greens!
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Soundtracks

Trk 4 Funk
Written by Shawndell Mackey
Performed by Buckwheat
Courtesy of Luchiano Music
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Excellent and highly underrated!
5 June 2005 | by itsallthewayliveSee all my reviews

This movie was so underrated, I just can't believe it! I loved every minute of it from beginning to end. Mo'nique did such an amazing job. For the most part she was her usual funny & crazy self, but she did also have some serious parts and I was so impressed. She even had me in tears during one scene - no lie! The rest of the cast were all very good as well. Also many people I appeared in quick 'few minute' scenes throughout the movie which was cool. Some were Vivica A. Fox, comedian Bruce Bruce, Serena Williams, super fine Bryce Wilson (from Beauty Shop-mmm!), E-40 (my favorite rap star) and many more! The story was also very good. Don't pay attention to this films ratings.. it was an excellent movie!


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