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PG-13| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
A smart comedy about a day in the life of a barbershop on the south side of Chicago. Calvin (Ice Cube), who inherited the struggling business from his deceased father, views the shop as nothing but a burden and a waste of his time. After selling the shop to a local loan shark, Calvin slowly begins to see his father's vision and legacy and struggles with the notion that he just sold it out.

Cast: Ice Cube , Anthony Anderson , Cedric the Entertainer , Sean Patrick Thomas , Eve , Troy Garity , Michael Ealy , Leonard Earl Howze

Director: Tim Story

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Barbershop (2002)

Release Date: September 13th, 2002|1 hr. 42 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 30
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Good-natured fun when it isn't stale, which is most of the time, this talky comedy set in a Chicago barber shop is a sitcom pilot disguised as a movie. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Here, as in the "Friday" movies, the jokes are big and rude and vulgar and very funny. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Genial but largely predictable ensemble comedy. show more

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