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Are We There Yet (2005)
IMDb Rating 3.9
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Ice Cube Nick Persons
Nia Long Suzanne Kingston
Aleisha Allen Lindsey Kingston
Philip Bolden Kevin Kingston (as Philip Daniel Bolden)
Jay Mohr Marty
Tracy Morgan Satchel Paige (voice)
M.C. Gainey Big Al
Nichelle Nichols Miss Mable
Henry Simmons Carl
Ray Galletti Car Dealer
Plot
Ice Cube has turned his frown upside down with the family-friendly screwball road movie Are We There Yet? We know the actor/rapper can use his trademark scowl to be funny (the Friday and Barbershop series), or to be mean (Boyz in the Hood)--but can he use it to melt kids' hearts? That's the question Are We There Yet? answers with a resounding yes for youngsters in the audience (which will be the lions' share), but it'll probably be an emphatic shrug for the grownups. The contrived plot has Cube playing a wannabe-player (as in ladies' man) and ex-player (as in washed-up minor league baseball star) who now owns a sports memorabilia business. His partner, played by Jay Mohr is just a throwaway, as is the talented Nia Long, the single mom that Cube sets his blinged-out sights on. To try to get in her good graces, he offers to transport her two bratty kids in his pride-and-joy Lincoln Navigator for a joy ride to a distant city where she's attending an emergency business meeting so they can have a New Year's Eve celebration together. This kiddies version of Road Trip and Planes, Trains and Automobiles has its cute moments, but plenty more gross-out moments which will please the kids no end, especially as the Navigator gets more and more trashed. Suffice it to say they all learn about each others' good sides and hearts are suitably melted all around--until after the credits roll, then you'll probably forget about the whole thing.--Ted Fry
Movie Details
Genre Comedy; Family
Director Brian Levant
Producer Matt Alvarez; Ice Cube
Writer Steven Gary Banks; Claudia Grazioso
Studio Revolution Studios
Country USA
Language English
Audience Rating PG
Running Time 95 mins
Movie Release Date 1/21/2005
Color Color
Personal Details
Format DVD
Seen It No
Index 497
Collection Status In Collection
Purchase Date 8/11/2005
Product Details
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
UPC (Barcode) 043396069756
Release Date 5/24/2005
Subtitles Chinese; English; French; Korean; Thai
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Surround
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Color Widescreen Dolby
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