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Title The cookout [(DVD) videorecording] / Lions Gate Films presents a Flavor Unit Films production in association with Lions Gate Films ; produced by Queen Latifah, Shakim Compere, Darryl "Latee" French ; screenplay by Laurie B. Turner & Ramsey Gbelawoe & Jeffrey Brian Holmes ; directed by Lance Rivera.

Edition [Widescreen.].
Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Lions Gate Home Entertainment, [2005]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F COO    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.
Language English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast Ja Rule, Tim Meadows, Jenifer Lewis, Storm P, Meagan Good, Jonathan Silverman, Farrah Fawcett, Ruperto Vanderpool, Frankie Faison, Vincent Pastore, Kevin L. Phillips, Gerry Bamman, Eve, Danny Glover, Queen Latifah.
Credits Director of photography, Tom Houghton ; editors, Jeff McEvoy, Patricia Bowers ; music, Camara Kambon ; costume designer, Misa Hylton-Brim ; production designer, Anne Stuhler.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Based on a story by Queen Latifah & Shakim Compere & Darryl "Latee" French.
Special features: recipe for 'The cookout' featurette: behind-the-scenes flava with the cast; deleted scenes; "Street ballin'" featurette: behind-the-scenes on the neighbor "hood" court; outtakes/bloopers; music montages; 'Gold diggers' featurette: actors discuss the grubbers and hangers-on; family commentaries with Jenifer Lewis and Storm P; 'What is a good cookout?' featurette: the cast share their simple steps to a cookout.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for drug content, sexual references and language.
Summary Todd Anderson's life changes overnight when he signs a $30 million contract with the NBA. Determined not to forget where he's from, he throws a cookout for his family and friends from the hood - in his new neighborhood. As old and new friends arrive, a series of mix-ups occur - and things are about to get a little on the wild side.
Subject Outdoor cooking -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
African American basketball players -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Community life -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films Videodiscs.
Added Author Rivera, Lance.
Ja Rule.
Meadows, Tim, 1961-
Lewis, Jenifer, 1957-
Storm P.
Good, Meagan, 1981-
Houghton, Tom.
Kambon, Camara.
Queen Latifah, 1970-
Compere, Shakim.
French, Darryl.
Lions Gate Home Entertainment.
Standard No. 031398168294
Music No. 16829 Lions Gate Home Entertainment
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