Women can't resist him. Evil can't withstand him. He's the too-hip hero with a style… and a language… all his own! Based on the hilariously unintelligible character who first appeared on "The Chris Rock Show," Pootie Tang (Lance Crouther) is a hit-record-singing, criminal-empire-busting, rabbit-fur-shirt-wearing superhero idolized by kids and love-starved women everywhere. But when Pootie's one-man war against greed, injustice and unwholesome consumer products starts cutting into profits at LecterCorp, the company's demented CEO (Robert Vaughn) plunges the super-dude into a super-funk… by swiping his magical villain-whupping belt! Can our hero pull himself up by the Poot-straps? Will he buckle under the pressure? Will his new single go platinum? Find out - in this off-the-wall comedy sensation featuring Chris Rock in multiple roles!

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Pootie Tang (2001)

PG-13

Comedy · 1h 21m

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Women can't resist him. Evil can't withstand him. He's the too-hip hero with a style… and a language… all his own! Based on the hilariously unintelligible character who first appeared on "The Chris Rock Show," Pootie Tang (Lance Crouther) is a hit-record-singing, criminal-empire-busting, rabbit-fur-shirt-wearing superhero idolized by kids and love-starved women everywhere. But when Pootie's one-man war against greed, injustice and unwholesome consumer products starts cutting into profits at LecterCorp, the company's demented CEO (Robert Vaughn) plunges the super-dude into a super-funk… by swiping his magical villain-whupping belt! Can our hero pull himself up by the Poot-straps? Will he buckle under the pressure? Will his new single go platinum? Find out - in this off-the-wall comedy sensation featuring Chris Rock in multiple roles!

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Paramount Pictures, MTV Films, Chris Rock Productions

Budget

$7,000,000

Revenue

$3,313,583
Cast
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Wanda Sykes

Biggie Shorty
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David Cross

Pootie tang imposter
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Lance Crouther

Pootie Tang
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J.B. Smoove

Trucky
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Jennifer Coolidge

Ireenie
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Reg E. Cathey

Dirty Dee
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Robert Vaughn

Dick Lecter
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Chris Rock

JB/Radio DJ/Pootie's Father
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Mario Joyner

Lacey
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Cathy Trien

Stacy
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Dave Attell

Frank
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Laura Kightlinger

Anchor Woman
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Christopher Wynkoop

Sheriff
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Rick Shapiro

Shakey
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Qiana Drew

Singing Lady
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Lorria Richards

Singing Lady
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J.D. Williams

Froggy
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Tara Jeffers

Solo Girl Singer
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Cole Hawkins

Little Pootie
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Andy Richter

Record Executive
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Kristen Bell

Record Executive's Daughter
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Ray Wills

Board Director
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Robert Trumbull

Board Director
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Jim Earl

Eddie
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Chuck Jeffreys

Bad Bitty
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Tammy Faye Starlight

Dirty Dee Girl
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Jodi Michelle Pynn

Dirty Dee Girl
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Stacy Renae

Sidewalk Girl
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Alem Brhan Sapp

Guitar Player
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Joseph Dolphin

Greasy
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Todd Barry

Greasy
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Keesha Sharp

Party Girl
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Gregory Hahn

Prison Guard
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Jon Glaser

Recording Engineer (as John Glaser)
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William Stephenson

Fast Food Cook
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Robin Montague

Screaming Woman
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Devon Malik Beckford

Sweet Little Boy
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Missy 'Misdemeanor' Elliott

Diva (as Missy Elliott)
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Bryan Hearne

Little Trucky
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Ebony Jo-Ann

Pootie's Mother
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Michelle Robinson

Jilted Woman
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Keenan Shimizu

Big Father
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Linda Murrell

Burger Joint Reporter
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Michael Broughton

Bad Bitty Goon
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Tony Rhune

Bad Bitty Goon
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Andy Duppin

Dirty Dee Goon
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David S. Lomax

Dirty Dee Goon (as David Lomax)
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Bob Colletti

Gorilla
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Bob Costas

Himself
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Diandra Newlin

Concerned child (uncredited)
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Conan O'Brien

Himself (uncredited)
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Gwyneth Paltrow

Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Lanette Ware

Flashback Woman (uncredited)
Crew
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Louis C.K.

Director
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Pootie Tang

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/27/2001

Disc Title Front Cover

Pootie Tang

(DVD)

11/27/2001

Disc Title Front Cover

Pootie Tang

(Blu-ray)

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