Foolish (1999) - Rotten Tomatoes


Foolish (1999)



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In this film, "Fifty Dollah" Waise is involved in a crime ring which worries his grandmother. "Fifty Dollah"'s brother "Foolish" is an aspiring comedian. While "Fifty Dollah" tries to get his own life in order and give "Foolish" the push he needs, he must deal with criminal leader Eldorado Ron.

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Eddie Griffin
as Miles Foolish Waise
Master P
as Quentin "Fifty Dollah" Waise, Quentin Fifty Dollah Waise
Amy Petersen
as Desiree
Frank Sivero
as Giovanni
Andrew Dice Clay
as El Dorado Ron
Marla Gibbs
as Odetta Waise
Bill Nunn
as Jimmy Beck
A.J. Johnson
as himself
John Marlo
as Alabama Brown
Clifton Powell
as Everett Washington
Bill Duke
as Studio Producer
Nick Meany
as Director
Dino Shortie
as Card Player
Linda O'Neil
as Nikeeta
Naomi Matsuda
as Giovanni's Waitress
Lawrence Williams Jr.
as Heckler No. 1
Mia X
as Heckler No. 2
Earl Carter
as Heckler No. 3
Essie Humphrey
as Police Officer
Rebecca Holden
as Rebecca the Waitress
Tommy Chunn
as Himself
Alicia Chavira
as Young Desiree
Louis Coleman
as Young Fifty
Lauren Peltz
as Posh Hostess
Jeff Clanagan
as Court Client
Bob Baker
as Himself
Ixchelle Marroquin
as Bedsheet Girl
Carlos Cervantes
as Restaurant Owner
Orenda Waters
as Flirtatious Woman
Lee Miller
as Bouncer No. 1
Mark V. Smith
as Bouncer No. 2
Jimmie Keller
as Ticket Scalper
Derrell Cunegin
as Fifty's Venue Patron
Drew Powell
as Man Next to White Boy
Daryl Brown
as Robin Harris
Fred Tatasciore
as Redd Foxx
The Griff
as Sammy Davis
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Critic Reviews for Foolish

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (7)

The miserable production values-the cardboard sets rival a Little Rascals talent show-and P's stone-faced delivery are merely amateurish, but as a vanity project for Griffin, Foolish is downright appalling.

August 3, 2009
Top Critic

A strange combination of urban melodrama and comedy concert film.

August 3, 2009 | Full Review…

It's probably more reasonable to evaluate it as an Eddie Griffin concert film.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

The film loses complete credibility when the audiences at the comedy clubs where Foolish works go wild with delight, way out of proportion to the hilarity of the material. And Foolish is just a little too smug about his artistic integrity.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Eddie Griffin buffs have the best reason to check out this amateurish effort: Griffin's profane, sometimes sharply observed stand-up routines take up a big chunk of the movie's total running time.

August 3, 2009 | Rating: 1.5/4

Griffin's few sparks onstage are not worth the wait.

August 7, 2008 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Foolish

Crazy, funny! A little slow in the beginning but the rest of the movie is ok. Not excellent, but funny in the only way that is of Eddie Griffin.

Leo L
Leo L

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