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R| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
It's Friday and Craig Jones (Ice Cube) has just gotten fired for stealing cardboard boxes. To make matters worse, rent is due, he hates his overbearing girlfriend, Joi (Paula Jai Parker), and his best friend, Smokey (Chris Tucker), owes the local drug dealer money -- and that's all before lunch. As the hours drag on, Jones and Smokey experience the gamut of urban life, complete with crackheads, shoot-outs and overly sexual pastors, concentrated into one single, unbelievable Friday.

Cast: Ice Cube , Chris Tucker , Nia Long , Tiny Lister Jr. , John Witherspoon , Anna Maria Horsford , Regina King , Paula Jai Parker

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: New Line Cinema, New Line Home Video [us]

Friday (1995)

Release Date: April 26th, 1995|1 hr. 31 min.

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critic reviews (9)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    It takes about 20 minutes to catch on that Friday is without narrative drive - and about as long to figure out that the film offers nothing better in place of it. show more

  • 50
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    The more real Friday gets, the better it is. [26 Apr 1995] show more

  • 88
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    Friday is funnier and funkier than "Bad Boys," more homegrown-seeming, less manufactured. It plays like "House Party" with attitude. [26 Apr 1995] show more

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