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All About the Benjamins

MPA Rating: R-Rating (MPA) for strong violence, pervasive language and brief sexuality
not reviewed
Moviemaking Quality:

Primary Audience:
Crime/Gangster, Comedy
1 hr. 34 min.
Year of Release:
Relevant Issues
Ice Cube and Mike Epps in “All About the Benjamins”

use of vulgar language

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Starring: Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Tommy Flanagan, Anthony Michael Hall, Eva Mendes | Directed by: Kevin Bray | Produced by: Ice Cube, Marcus Morton, Matt Alvarez | Written by: Ice Cube, Ron Lang | Distributor: New Line Cinema

Here’s what the distributor says about their film: (from the producer) Expert Miami bounty hunter Bucum Jackson (Ice Cube) is in hot pursuit of bail-jumper and fast-talking con man Reggie Reed (Mike Epps). When their wild chase lands the pair right in the middle of a major diamond heist, Jackson and Reed are unexpectedly confronted with the opportunity of a lifetime.

Viewer Comments
Movie Critics
…Foul language is almost non-stop with an excessive 215 obscenities and 78 crudities. Add some brutal shootings, one graphically violent scene involving torture, and a mixed message that sees the “good guys” getting away with stealing money…
Preview Family Movie and TV Review
…Some sexually related dialogue is present, as is a brief head and shoulders shot of a man and woman having sex while standing (with movement and sounds)…