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DysFunktional Family (2003)

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Documentary on comedian Eddie Griffin who heads back home to a family reunion, which includes two uncles - one a porn director and the other an ex-pimp.

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Concert performance of Eddie Griffin that includes behind-the-scenes documentary footage detailing the stand-up comedian's personal life and family as he travels to a family reunion to reunite with the cast of characters who are the root of his comedy: his mother, an uncle who was an ex-pimp, and his Uncle Curtis, who pontificates on his career as a porno director. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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The movie they don't want you to see is coming to a theater near you.


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Rated R for strong sexual content, language and drug-related humor | See all certifications »

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4 April 2003 (USA)  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,079,797 (USA) (4 April 2003)

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$2,223,990 (USA) (25 April 2003)
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Get Up offa That Thing
Written by Deanna Brown, Yamma Brown and Deidra Jenkins
Performed by James Brown
Courtesy of Polydor Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Hilarious
27 February 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Eddie Griffen is clearly one of the funniest comedians around and this innovatively well put together DVD is a welcome and hilarious break from the norm.

Griffen's no nonsense sense of humour is brilliant and along with the way Gallo (the director) ties all of eddie's routine into pieces of footage taken of his family, discussing the events he's describing in the routine, is really fresh! I totally loved and was disappointed to see a 1/10 review. If you don't find this DVD funny and quirky then you need to get rid of the pocket protector Poindexter!! This isn't for the faint of heart- it's for everyone with a pulse and a personality-it's a offensive in part but it's REALLY funny!


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