This is one that outlasts the era in which it was made. Very rich and diverse cast (before diverse was a thing, I think). I went to go see it on opening day in Manteca, California. I wanted to be the kid on the skateboard with all the moves, and work at a car wash. Younger folks tend to appreciate it now as well.
"At the car wash, workin' at the car wash, yeah!"
The rare case in which the title song (by Rose Royce) outlived the film. This silly, fuzzy slice of life comedy came out at the height of blaxploitation, but despite its mostly African-American cast, this is a long way from supercool Shaft of Superfly. It's a hang out comedy and a clear inspiration for later Af-Am comedies like "Barber Shop" and "Friday." Richard Pryor and George Carlin are featured on the DVD cover, but actually have small parts. The same director did "Cooley High" and "Krush Groove." A fun throwback. Loosely remade with Snoop Dogg as "The Wash."
Loved this movie since I saw it at my Grandma's house as a little girl. Funny, a classic and one of my favorites.
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