Malibu's Most Wanted

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Malibu's Most Wanted
Malibus most wanted film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJohn Whitesell
Produced byFax Bahr
Mike Karz
Adam Small
Written byFax Bahr
Adam Small
Jamie Kennedy
Nick Swardson
StarringJamie Kennedy
Taye Diggs
Anthony Anderson
Blair Underwood
Regina Hall
Damien Dante Wayans
Bo Derek
Ryan O'Neal
Snoop Dogg
Music byJohn Debney
John Van Tongeren
CinematographyMark Irwin
Edited byCara Silverman
Production
company
Bahr/Small Productions (uncredited)
Karz Entertainment
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • April 18, 2003 (2003-04-18)
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$15 million
Box office$34 million[1]

Malibu's Most Wanted is a 2003 American comedy film written by and starring Jamie Kennedy and co-starring Taye Diggs, Anthony Anderson, Blair Underwood, Regina Hall, Damien Dante Wayans, Ryan O'Neal, and Snoop Dogg. The film is written by the creators of MADtv, Fax Bahr and Adam Small, who also serve as producers. The character of "B-Rad" (a spoof of Eminem's character "B-Rabbit" in the film 8 Mile) originally appeared in Jamie Kennedy's hidden-camera show The Jamie Kennedy Experiment, but started in his stand-up routine when he was starting out.

Plot[edit]

The film centers on the family life of Bill Gluckman, a wealthy Jewish senator from Malibu, California who is running for the office of Governor of California. His son Brad is a wannabe "Eminem", preferring to go by the nickname "B-Rad" despite leading a rich, sheltered life. As a result, members of Mr. Gluckman's political campaign become concerned that Brad's idiotic, outlandish behavior will ruin his father's chances at being elected.

The campaign team members hire two actors, who don't know any more about inner-city life than B-Rad, to act as gang members, kidnap him, and take him to South Central Los Angeles where they hope Brad will be "scared white" after witnessing what inner city life is really like. Unfortunately for everyone involved, the plan backfires after Brad attempts to associate himself with members of the gang community and subsequently gets himself and the actors, Sean and PJ, hired to guide him into trouble.

Cast[edit]

Cameos[edit]

Reception[edit]

The movie received mostly mixed reviews. It has a 31% on Rotten Tomatoes, with the general consensus being "The movie has a good satirical idea and does some nice things with it, but not enough."[2]

Home media[edit]

Malibu's Most Wanted was released on VHS and DVD on September 9, 2003. [3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-03-01.
  2. ^ "Malibu's Most Wanted". Rotten Tomatoes.
  3. ^ http://www.dvdsreleasedates.com/movies/1454/Malibu's-Most-Wanted-(2003).html

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