Bringing Down the House

PG-13| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
Lawyer Peter Sanderson (Steve Martin) wants to dive back into dating after his divorce and has a hard time meeting the right women. But he lucks out with online dating and meets a fellow lawyer. The two agree to meet in the flesh, but the woman he meets -- an escaped African-American convict named Charlene (Queen Latifah) -- is not what he expected. Peter is freaked out, but Charlene convinces him to take her case and prove her innocence, and along the way they learn to become friends.

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Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Touchstone Pictures

Bringing Down the House (2003)

Release Date: March 7th, 2003|1 hr. 45 min.

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  • If you go to see this sloppy sitcom, in which Mr. Martin plays a divorced, repressed lawyer named Peter Sanderson, do expect to be surprised, seduced and entertained by Queen Latifah. show more

  • A high-performance low comedy, House succeeds because Martin's Peter Sanderson and Latifah's Charlene Morton each plays Henry Higgins to the other's Eliza Doolittle. show more

  • Having funny lines and amusing gags is only half the battle. The rest is in the delivery, and that's where the trio of Martin, Latifah, and Levy excel. show more

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  • January 28, 2014 yi00000000179158
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    One of the best and funniest movies I\'ve ever seen....

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