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R| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Rob Douglas (Brian Hooks) is just released from jail. The state adopts a "3 strikes" rule for felons that involves serious penalties. Hooks has 2 strikes, and wants to change his life for the better. When a friend picks him up, they are pulled over, and his friend shoots at police officers, and Hooks escapes. Now Hooks, a wanted man, must clear his name of having nothing to do with the shooting.

Cast: Brian Hooks , N'Bushe Wright , Faizon Love , E40 , Starletta DuPois , George Wallace , David Alan Grier , Dean Norris

Director: D.J. Pooh

Genres: Comedy

3 Strikes (2000)

Release Date: January 1st, 2000|1 hr. 40 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 25
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    This is a sloppy hash of a movie, poorly directed and plotted in a way that looks as if it were improvised on the spot. show more

  • 38
    Staff [Not Credited] USA Today

    Interspersed between the misogyny and flatulence jokes apparently left over from Pooh's co-written script for "Friday," there's a story about an ex-con. show more

  • NA
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    This needlessly vulgar exercise in overuse of the n-word bills itself as a comedy. Even the outtakes over the closing credits don't live up to that. show more

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