• Meet the Blacks (2016)

Meet the Blacks

Release Date: April 1st, 2016

DVD Release Date: August 2nd, 2016

R |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

When some unexpected money comes his way, Carl Black (Mike Epps) moves his family from cold and windy Chicago to bright and sunny Beverly Hills, Calif. As the Blacks settle into their beautiful new home, they start to notice some strange behavior in the neighborhood. Nighttime is approaching, and President El Bama (George Lopez) announces that the annual purge is about to begin. Carl and his loved ones must now endure a 12-hour period of lawlessness before they can enjoy life once again.

Cast: Mike Epps, Gary Owen, Zulay Henao, Bresha Webb, Lil Duval, George Lopez, Mike Tyson, Andrew Bachelor

Director: Deon Taylor

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Colgems Productions

Distributors: Freestyle Releasing LLC

Keywords: Brash, Wife, Pursuit, Hilarious, Moving, Son, Survival, Daughter, Car, Husband, 2010s, Cheeky

Ratings & Reviews

  • 25
    Christy LemireRogerEbert.com

    Even by the standards of raunchy, comic spoofs, director and co-writer Deon Taylor’s film feels especially scattered. show more

  • 10
    Keith UhlichThe Hollywood Reporter

    A wrongheaded, utterly incompetent, and nearly laugh-free satire. show more

  • 60
    Jordan HoffmanThe Guardian

    Meet the Blacks is an asinine film (though with a kernel of seriousness) but whenever it feels like it is running out of steam, something strange and surreal will happen to elevate it above a typical spoof movie. show more

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