Blu-ray Bringing Down the House [Blu-ray] [10th Anniversary Edition] (Blu-ray 15959682),
back to browsing

Bringing Down the House [Blu-ray] [10th Anniversary Edition]

  • PG-13
  • Blu-ray
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • Peter Sanderson (Steve Martin) is a divorced workaholic L.A. lawyer trying to forget his ex-wife (Jean Smart). Successful but lonely, Peter falls for an online chat buddy and is eager to meet his dream girl, until he meets the real woman behind the screen name and realizes she is nothing like he thought. Instead of a svelte blonde businesswoman he comes face to face with Charlene Morton (Queen Latifah), a sassy African-American ex-con who is eager to infiltrate Peter's stereotypically uptight white suburban world. Charlene wants Peter to defend her and prove she's innocent of a crime that she didn't commit but Peter wants nothing to do with the fast-talking homegirl. However, Peter's geeky best friend Howie (Eugene Levy) feels different and begins to woo the voluptuous diva with "hip" street lingo and hysterically deadpan come-ons. Soon enough, Charlene is shacked up in Peter's palatial estate, throwing wild parties, and opening his eyes to life, love and infectious freedom. Steve Martin and Queen Latifah are a fresh and dynamic comic team in this hysterical spin on the black-white buddy comedy that is a mixture of PRETTY WOMAN and THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR.
    Read More...
  • Credits
    Queen Latifah,Dana Owens,Steve Martin,Eugene Levy,Jean Smart,Betty White,Joan Plowright
  • Critic Reviews
    "...There are certainly good laughs to be had..."
    Variety

    "...The CHICAGO co-star rules the roost with her brassy attitude..."
    Total Film

    "[The] rap star turned actress turned movie star makes the most of every moment on screen. She doesn't steal scenes; she simply dominates them."
    Wall Street Journal

0 Stars 0 average rating
In Stock -- Item Ships for FREE
Our price $12.22
Add to wishlist

What viewers like you said...

Have you seen this movie? Be the first to write a review

Also suggested for you...

  • buy now for

    $16.57

    Blu-ray/DVD
  • buy now for

    $9.96

    DVD
  • buy now for

    $19.77

    DVD
  • buy now for

    $6.79

    DVD