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The Ladies Man (2000)

R | | Comedy | 13 October 2000 (USA)
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The Saturday Night Live character gets a big screen treatment.

Director:

Reginald Hudlin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Meadows ... Leon Phelps
Karyn Parsons ... Julie Simmons
Billy Dee Williams ... Lester
John Witherspoon ... Scrap Iron
Jill Talley ... Candy
Lee Evans ... Barney
Will Ferrell ... Lance DeLune
Sofia Milos ... Cheryl
Eugene Levy ... Bucky Kent
David Huband ... Frank
Jammer Jammer ... Wrestler
Ken Hudson Campbell ... Hal (as Ken Campbell)
Kevin McDonald ... Mail Man
Tamala Jones ... Theresa
Julianne Moore ... Audrey
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Storyline

Because of his salacious language, late-night radio advice-show host Leon Phelps, along with his sweet and loyal producer Julie, is fired from his Chicago gig. They can't find another job. About that time, two things happen: he gets a letter from a wealthy former lover who offers to take care of him (but she doesn't sign her real name, so Leon, an inveterate Casanova, has no idea who she is), and a group of angry cuckolds, all of whom have surprised their wives in flagrante delicto with Leon (who has a distinctive tattoo on his booty), are closing in, armed and dangerous. Can he find the sugar mommy and escape the wrath of the mob of husbands? What about Julie? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

He's cool. He's clean. He's a love machine.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A csajozás ásza See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,426,390, 15 October 2000

Gross USA:

$13,616,610

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,743,212
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

David Wells appeared in a scene, but it was deleted. See more »

Goofs

When Miss Simmons is reading the letter from "Sweet Thing" she says "But I still remember" where the letter actually reads "but I've never forgotten". See more »

Quotes

Scrap Iron: Boy you just ate some shit!
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Soundtracks

I Choose You
Written & Performed by Willie Hutch
Published by Stone Diamond Music Corp.
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Fun
10 September 2004 | by drosse67See all my reviews

I'm probably one of the few who thought this movie was hilarious. I mean, how can you NOT laugh at Will Ferrell and Lee Evans breaking into a song about how they're going to beat up the title character ("the bastard's going to pay!") The movie gets funnier and stranger in the second hour, when anything resembling a plot was apparently tossed out the window. Leon Phelps is a unique Saturday Night Live creation. If you don't expect much (as I did going in), you may just find yourself in stitches. Granted, this is not the stuff of classic comedy, but it's not the "one star" comedy that most critics called it.


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