• Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)

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Release Date: 2007

DVD Release Date: April 24th, 2007

PG-13|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
When Jake (Cedric the Entertainer) awakes one morning in a strange hotel room, he finds himself in a bit of a predicament; there's a corpse in his bed and a briefcase full of cash. Not only that, but he cannot remember who he is or how he got there. He meets Gina (Lucy Liu), a waitress, who tells him he is a janitor at a video-game company and that she is a girlfriend. But Jake believes he is an undercover agent for the CIA, and he tries to figure out the truth.

Cast: Cedric the Entertainer , Lucy Liu, Nicollette Sheridan, Mark Dacascos, Callum Keith Rennie, Niecy Nash, DeRay Davis, Will Patton

Director: Les Mayfield

Genres: Action, Comedy

Production Co: Rat Entertainment, FilmEngine, Bird and a Bear Entertainment

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  • The humor is too adult for children and the plot far too childish for most adults; in fact, everything about the film is really too silly to warrant much consideration. show more

  • Although the finished product isn't great, it's more akin to a bad Steve Martin movie from the 1980s than bad Pauly Shore from the 1990s. We mean that as a compliment (sort of). show more

  • This implausible plot full of holes does pave the way for a series of Cedric the Entertainer skits and physical gags. None of these is very funny. A few are painfully unfunny. In either case, the movie comes to a standstill. It's a pity no one thought to screen old Bob Hope movies to see how to integrate comedy into genre filmmaking. show more

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